Data Protection in EU Law after Lisbon: Challenges, Developments and Limitations
Manish Gupta, Handbook of Research on Emerging Developments in Data Privacy (IGI Global, 2015)
Posted: 28 Nov 2017
Date Written: January 1, 2015
This chapter provides an analysis of the data protection rules in EU law, focusing on the constitutional and legal developments after the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty. It examines the jurisprudence of the Court of Justice of the EU on data protection issues, including the recent decisions of the Court on metadata retention and the new right to be forgotten. It concludes with a critical comment on the possibilities and limitations of the EU to provide for effective and comprehensive data protection.
Keywords: data protection, privacy, Lisbon Treaty
JEL Classification: K
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