David Erdos

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

Professor of Law and the Open Society

10 West Road

Cambridge, CB3 9DZ

United Kingdom

http://www.law.cam.ac.uk/people/academic/d-o-erdos/5972

Trinity Hall

WYNG Fellow in Law

University of Cambridge

Trinity Lane

Cambridge, CB2 1TJ

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (41)

1.

Confused? Analysing the Scope of Freedom of Speech Protection vis-à-vis European Data Protection

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No.48/2012
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2014
David Erdos
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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freedom of expression, journalism, internet, data protection, privacy, search engines, social networking, blogging, research, Web 2.0

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Hiding in Plain Sight? The 'Right to Be Forgotten' and Search Engines in the Context of International Data Protection Frameworks

Published in final form in the Report of the 2017 Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Dynamic Coalition on Platform Responsibility, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 46/2017
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 05 May 2020
Krzysztof Garstka and David Erdos
British Law Centre and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 458 (95,885)

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Data protection, privacy, freedom of expression, intermediaries, search engines, Google Spain, right to be forgotten, right to object, right to erasure, Council of Europe, OECD, APEC, ECOWAS, ASEAN, ICDPPC

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Identification in EU Data Protection Law

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 4/2021
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2021
David Erdos
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 441 (100,165)

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AdTech, authentication, data protection by design, GDPR, identifiers, identification, Law Enforcement Directive, pseudonymization, rectification, right to object, right to erasure, scientific research, subject access, surveillance capitalism, profiling

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From the Scylla of Restriction to the Charybdis of License? Exploring the Present and Future Scope of the ʻSpecial Purposesʼ Freedom of Expression Shield in European Data Protection

Final version in Common Market Law Review 52: 119–154, 2015, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 20/2015
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 05 May 2020
David Erdos
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 438 (100,988)
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Blogging, Data Protection, Directive 95/46, Eniro, Freedom of Expression, Free Speech, Google Spain, Google Street View, Hitta.se, Internet, Journalism, Kordowski, Lindqvist, Note2be.com, Media, Privacy, Political Campaigning, Satamedia, Search Engines, Street Mapping, Web 2.0

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Assessing UK Data Protection Reform in Transnational Context: What New Direction?

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 28/2021
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2021
David Erdos
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Academic expression, Accountability, Adequacy, Brexit, Convention 108, E-Privacy, Enforcement, GDPR

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Fundamentally Off Balance: European Union Data Protection Law and Media Expression

A revised version of this paper will be in International and Comparative Law Quarterly (2015, Forthcoming), University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 42/2014
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 05 May 2020
David Erdos
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Data Protection, Directive 95/46, European integration, Freedom of Expression, Free Speech, Human Rights, Journalism, Media

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Freedom of Expression Turned on its Head? Academic Social Research and Journalism in the European Union's Privacy Framework

Pre-print of article published in Public Law (January 2013, pp. 52-73), Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 53/2011
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2016
David Erdos
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Journalism, Media, Freedom of Expression, Privacy, Data Protection, Art, Research, European Convention, Academic Freedom, Human Rights, Information Management

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European Data Protection Regulation and the New Media Internet: Mind the Implementation Gaps

Final version published as “European Data Protection Regulation and Online New Media: Mind the Enforcement Gaps”, Journal of Law and Society (Vol. 43 (4), pp. 534-64) (2016), University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 30/2015
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 29 May 2015 Last Revised: 05 May 2020
David Erdos
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Article 29 Working Party, Data Protection, Freedom of Expression, Fundamental Rights, Harmonization, Online Media, Networked Governance, Privacy, Social Media

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The 'Right to be Forgotten' Online within G20 Statutory Data Protection Frameworks

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 31/2019
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2019
David Erdos and Krzysztof Garstka
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and British Law Centre
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data protection, defamation, freedom of expression, G20, intermediary liability, privacy, rehabilitation, right to be forgotten, reputation, sensitive data, social media

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Towards Effective Supervisory Oversight? Analysing UK Regulatory Enforcement of Data Protection and Electronic Privacy Rights and the Government’s Statutory Reform Plans

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 16/2022
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Dec 2022
David Erdos
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 296 (155,801)

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AdTech, Brexit, DCMS Committee, data protection, Data Protection and Digital Information Bill, e-privacy, Equality and Human Rights Commission, fines, Information Commissioner’s Office, Parliamentary and Health Services Ombudsman, National Audit Office, Real Time Bidding, tribunals, UK GDPR

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Beyond ʽHaving a Domesticʼ? Regulatory Interpretation of European Data Protection Law and Individual Publication

Print-print of Computer Law and Security Review (Vol. 33 (3), pp. 275-297) (2017), University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 54/2016
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 05 May 2020
David Erdos
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Data Protection, Citizen journalism, Defamation, Freedom of Expression, Free Speech, Blogs, Social Media, Household exemption, Journalistic derogation, Online abuse, Personal exemption, Privacy, Reputation, Shaming, Online Abuse, Citizen Journalism

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A Bill for a Change? Analysing the UK Government’s Statutory Proposals on the Content of Data Protection and Electronic Privacy

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 13/2022
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Sep 2022 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2022
David Erdos
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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academic expression, archiving, cookies, direct marketing, freedom of expression, impact assessments, journalism, legitimate interests, purpose limitation, research

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The UK and the EU Personal Data Framework After Brexit: Another Switzerland?

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 15/2021
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2021
David Erdos
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Adequacy, Brexit, Council of Europe, data protection, Data Protection Convention 108+, GDPR, Law Enforcement Directive 2016/679, transparency rules, sensitive data

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Disclosure, Exposure and the ʻRight to be Forgottenʼ after Google Spain: Interrogating Google Search’s Webmaster, End User and Lumen Notification Practices

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 1/2020 (Pre-print of article forthcoming in Computer Law and Security Review)
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 05 May 2020
David Erdos
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Consent, Data Protection, Defamation, Freedom of Expression, Google, International Data Transfers, Lumen Database, Personal Data, Privacy, Private Information, Purpose Limitation, Recommendation 2018/334, Reputation, Right of Erasure, Right to Object, Scientific Research

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Comparing Constitutional Privacy and Data Protection Rights within the EU

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 21/2021
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 11 May 2021 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2021
David Erdos
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Constitutions, Correspondence, Data Protection, Defamation, Domicile, European Convention, European Union, EU Charter, Human Rights, Honour, Informational self-determination, Image Rights, Intimacy, Private Life, Privacy, Reputation

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Ethical Privacy Guidelines for Mobile Connectivity Measurements

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Nov 2013
University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Privacy, Mobile phones, Smartphones, Network Research, Ethics, Computer Science, De-identification, Re-identification, Anonymization, Data Collection, Data Processing, Data dissemination, Big Data

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Accountability and the UK Data Protection Authority: From Cause for Data Subject Complaint to a Model for Europe?

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 14/2020
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 12 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2020
David Erdos
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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data protection, judicial review, redress mechanisms, regulation, monetary penalties, privacy, tribunals

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European Regulatory Interpretation of the Interface between Data Protection and Journalistic Freedom: An Incomplete and Imperfect Balancing Act?

Final version published in Public Law, Issue 4, pp. 631-650 [2016], University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 61/2015
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 05 May 2020
David Erdos
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Data Protection, Direct Effect, Directive 95/46, European Harmonization, EU Charter, Freedom of Expression, General Data Protection Regulation, Media Freedom, Media Regulation, Privacy, Subject Access, Undercover Journalism

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Google v CNIL – The EU Court of Justice Seeks a via Media on Global Internet Publication and European Data Protection

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 15/2020
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 04 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 05 May 2020
David Erdos
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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General Data Protection Regulation, Google, Privacy, Public International Law, Reputation, Right to be Forgotten

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Delimiting the Ambit of Responsibility of Intermediary Publishers for Third Party Rights in European Data Protection: Towards a Synthetic Interpretation of the EU acquis

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 31/2017 (pre-print of "Intermediary Publishers and European data protection”, International Journal of Law and Information Technology (Vol. 26(3), pp. 189-225) (2018)).
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 05 May 2020
David Erdos
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Blogging Platforms, Directive 95/46, Directive 2000/31, Data Protection, EU Charter, Evaluation Sites, Hosting, Intermediary Liability, Profiling Sites, Privacy, Regulation 2016/679, Reputation, Search Engines, Social Networking Sites, Social Media, Video-Sharing Sites, Website Maintenance

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Dead Ringers? Legal Persons and the Deceased in European Data Protection Law

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 21/2020
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 May 2020 Last Revised: 19 May 2020
David Erdos
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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companies, data protection, confidentiality, personal data, privacy, sole traders, testamentary interests, reputation

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The ʻRight to be Forgottenʼ beyond the EU: An Analysis of Wider G20 Regulatory Action and Potential Next Steps

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 33/2020
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2020
David Erdos
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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data protection, freedom of expression, journalism, privacy, reputation, search engines, social media

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Exploring the Expansive yet Diverse Interpretative Stance of European Data Protection Authorities as Regards Freedom of Expression on the ʻNew Mediaʼ

Final version of this pre-print published as 7. “Data Protection Confronts Freedom of Expression on the ʻNew Mediaʼ Internet: The Stance of European Regulatory Authorities”, European Law Review, Vol. 40 (4), pp. 531-562 (2015)., University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 65/2014.
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 05 May 2020
David Erdos
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Blogging, Data Protection, Directive 95/46, Data Protection Authorities, Facebook, Google Search Engine, Google Spain, Satamedia, Street View, Information Actor, Information Context, Information Focus, Journalism, Lindqvist, Media, New Media, News Archive, Social Networking, Rating Websites

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Special, Personal and Broad Expression: Exploring Freedom of Expression Norms under the General Data Protection Regulation

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 13 May 2020
David Erdos
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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GDPR, Data Protection Principles, Freedom of Expression, Journalism, Special Expression, Privacy, Rehabilitation, Right to be Forgotten, Search Engines, Self-Expression, Social Networking

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Statutory Regulation of Professional Journalism Under European Data Protection: Down But Not Out?

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 35/2016, Final version in Journal of Media Law (Vol. 8 (2), pp. 229-265) (2016).
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 03 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 05 May 2020
David Erdos
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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data protection, privacy, regulation, European harmonization, Directive 95/46, GPDR, freedom of expression, media regulation, press freedom, Directive 95/46

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The Rudd Government’s Rejection of an Australian Bill of Rights: A Stunted Case of Aversive Constitutionalism?

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17/2011, Pre-print of Parliamentary Affairs, Vol. 65 (2), pp. 359-379 (2012)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 24 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 05 May 2020
David Erdos
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Bill of Rights, Human Rights, Political Triggers, Federalism, Institutional Fragmentation, Westminster Constitutionalism, Aversive Constitutionalism

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Systematically Handicapped? Social Research in the Data Protection Framework

Working Paper version of an article published in 20 Information and Communications Technology Law 83 (2011), Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18/2011
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2015
David Erdos
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Data Protection, Privacy, Freedom of Expression, Qualitative Research, Scientific Research, Academic Freedom, Journalism, Personal Data, Subject Access, Data Export, Purpose Specification, Security

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The Court of Justice’s Data Protection Case Law Deepens: Exploring Digi on Purpose and Storage Limitation and Koalitsia on the Scope of the GDPR and DPA Powers Including Vis-à-Vis the Media

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 15/2022
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 02 Nov 2022 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2022
David Erdos
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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compatibility, data minimisation, elections, freedom of expression, public interest task, purpose limitation, regulation, storage limitation

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The UK GDPR, Immigration Exception and Brexit: Interrogating Open Rights Group v Secretary of State for the Home Department and its Aftermath

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 9/2022
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 26 Jul 2022 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2022
David Erdos
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Brexit, data protection, delegated legislation, European Union, EU (Withdrawal) Act 2018, GDPR, immigration

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Stuck in the Thicket? Social Research Under the First Data Protection Principle

Working Paper Version of article published in 19 International Journal of Law and Information Technology 133 (2011), Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12/2011
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2015
David Erdos
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Data Protection, Ethical Review, Freedom of Expression, Research, Academic Freedom, Deception, Journalism, Privacy

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Constructing the Labyrinth: The Impact of Data Protection on the Development of ‘Ethical’ Regulation in Social Science

Pre-print of Information Communication and Society, Vol. 15 (1), pp. 104-123 (2012), Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 52/2011
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 05 May 2020
David Erdos
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Institutional Review, Privacy, Data Protection, Ethics, Regulation, Legalisation, Methodology, Social Science

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Elite Supply 'Blockages' and the Failure of National Bill of Rights Initiatives in Australia: A Comparative Westminster Analysis

Pre-print of Commonwealth & Comparative Politics, Vol. 46(3), pp. 341-364 (2008)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 05 May 2020
David Erdos
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Australia, human rights, bill of rights, institutional fragmentation, federalism, political triggers, multiculturalism, cultural left

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Aversive Constitutionalism in the Westminster World: The Genesis of the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act (1990)

International Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 343-369, 2007
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2011
David Erdos
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Aversive Constitutionalism, Hegemonic Preservation Thesis, Knowledge Class Thesis, Civil Liberties, Social Equality, Westminster Constitutions

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Judicial Culture and the Politicolegal Opportunity Structure: Explaining Bill of Rights Legal Impact in New Zealand

Pre-print of Law of Social Inquiry, Vol. 34, No. 1, 2009, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 05 May 2020
David Erdos
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Judicial Culture, Support Structure, Original Intent, Bill of Rights, Civil Liberties, Freedom of Expression, Social Equality

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Privacy and the Prince: A Government of Laws Not Men? Evans v. (1) Information Commissioner (2) Seven Government Departments (2012) UKUT 313 (AAC)

Pre-print of case note published in final form in Law Quarterly Review (April 2013, pp. 172-176).
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 15 May 2015 Last Revised: 05 May 2020
David Erdos
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Data Protection, Environmental Information Regulations, Freedom of Information, Public Interest, Sensitive Personal Data

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Ideology, Power Orientation and Policy Drag: Explaining the Elite Politics of Britain’s Bill of Rights Debate

Pre-print of Government and Opposition, Vol. 44(1), pp. 20-41 (2009)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 05 May 2020
David Erdos
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Bill of Rights, Human Rights, Constitutional Reform, United Kingdom, New Labour, Thatcher, Social Liberalism, Policy Drag, Aversive Constitutionalism, Human Rights Act, European Convention, Power Orientation

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Postmaterialist Social Constituencies and Political Triggers: Explaining Bill of Rights Genesis in Internally Stable, Advanced Democracies

Pre-print of Political Research Quarterly, Vol. 64 (4), pp. 798-810, (2009)
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 05 May 2020
David Erdos
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Canada, United Kingdom, human rights, bills of rights, postmaterialism, left liberalism, political triggers, social equality, civil liberty

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European Data Protection Regulation and Online New Media: Mind the Enforcement Gap

Journal of Law and Society, Vol. 43, Issue 4, pp. 534-564, 2016
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Nov 2016
David Erdos
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Data Protection and the Right to Reputation: Filling the Gaps After the Defamation Act 2013

The final version of this paper appeared in the November 2014 issue of the Cambridge Law Journal.
Posted: 22 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 05 May 2020
David Erdos
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

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Defamation, Data Protection, EU Charter, Intermediary Liability, Multiple Publication Rule, Social Media, Website Operators

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Charter 88, Democratic Constitutionalism and Europeanisation: Ambiguous Relationships?

Parliamentary Affairs, Vol. 62, Issue 4, pp. 580-599, 2009
Posted: 05 Oct 2009
David Erdos
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

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Charter 88 and the Constitutional Reform Movement: A Retrospective

Parliamentary Affairs, Vol. 62, Issue 4, pp. 537-551, 2009
Posted: 05 Oct 2009
David Erdos
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

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Total Downloads: 50
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Data Protection and the Open Society Background Documents

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 05 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2016
David Erdos
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Data Protection, Comparative Legal Study