Privacy limitation clauses
trojan horses under the disguise of democracy
- ISBN: 9789041185990
- Editorial: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
- Fecha de la edición: 2017
- Lugar de la edición: Alphen aan den Rijn. Países Bajos
- Colección: European Monographs
- Encuadernación: Cartoné
- Medidas: 23 cm
- Nº Pág.: 296
- Idiomas: Inglés
Privacy Limitation Clauses provides an in-depth coverage of the legal tension between public security and current intrusions on privacy. The fundamental right to privacy, in the sense of non-interference by government, is protected by international and national law. Nonetheless, today, the laws of privacy are being stretched to their limits and even violated by governments in the name of security. This book, by one of the most trusted authorities in Europe on the legal aspects of telecommunications technology, analyses the use of legal instruments by government agencies to determine if they restrict the fundamental right of privacy, and if the grounds to do so are acceptable within a democratic society.
What s in this book:
Unpacking the complexity of various factors on each side privacy and the general interest of safety the author clearly describes the following major areas of current law:
data protection regulations;
regulations on interception and retention of personal data in the telecommunications sector;
anti-money laundering; and
strategies used to protect national security against terrorist activities.
The analysis pays detailed attention to the relevant provisions of international and regional conventions, deliberated principles and guidelines and to the case law of the European Court of Human Rights and other courts at every level. Legal theories of sovereignty are also taken into account.