Data Protection Law, Approaching its Rationale, Logic and Limits

Data Protection Law, Approaching its Rationale, Logic and Limits

by Lee A. Bygrave
     
 

Despite the proliferation of data protection laws (or privacy protection laws) in many countries, uncertainty still reigns as to who or what such laws actually protect. Most data protection laws seem to have been drawn up rather diffusely, with the
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Despite the proliferation of data protection laws (or privacy protection laws) in many countries, uncertainty still reigns as to who or what such laws actually protect. Most data protection laws seem to have been drawn up rather diffusely, with the

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789041198709
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date:
08/01/2002
Series:
Information Law Series Set Series
Pages:
448

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Table of Contents


• Introduction
• Aims and Scope of Data Protection Laws
• Core Principles of Data Protection Laws
• Monitoring, Supervisory and Enforcement Regimes
• Concluding Observations for Part I
• Catalysts for Emergence of Data Protection Laws
• Values and Interests Safeguarded by Data Protection Laws
• Concluding Observations for Part II
• Background to Issue
• Existing Safeguards for Data on Collective Entities Pursuant to Data Protection Laws
• Consequences of Protecting Data on Collective Entities
• Data Protection Interests of Collective Entities
• Social, Economic and Political Factors
• Legal Factors
• Protection for Data on Non-organised Collective Entities
• Concluding Observations for Part III
• Profiling as Practice and Problem
• Regulation of Profiling
• Concluding Remarks on Part IV
• Conclusion

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