Lessons (re)learned from the new ECHR case Vladimir Kharitonov v. Russia on blocking access to a website and the freedom of expression

Earlier on 23 June 2020, the European Court of Human Rights (the „Court”) issued a decision in the case Vladimir Kharitonov v. Russia (Application no. 10795/14), in which the Court reiterated that blocking access to a website may constitute a… Read moreLessons (re)learned from the new ECHR case Vladimir Kharitonov v. Russia on blocking access to a website and the freedom of expression

Compatibility of purposes for further processing of personal data: hit the bull’s eye in darts or hit the ball in a rugby gate?

Purpose limitation principle On 28 November 2019, the Belgian Data Protection Authority imposed two administrative fines of EUR 5,000 each. One fine was imposed on a mayor who had initially received the contact details of 476 individuals who had resorted… Read moreCompatibility of purposes for further processing of personal data: hit the bull’s eye in darts or hit the ball in a rugby gate?

On a (potential) Conflict between Some Provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation

We will briefly address below a couple of provisions contained by Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data… Read moreOn a (potential) Conflict between Some Provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation