Report of Professor Neil Richards in Data Protection Commissioner v. Facebook ('Schrems 2'), Irish High Court 2017.

52 Pages Posted: 22 Feb 2018  

Neil M. Richards

Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law; Yale Information Society Project; Stanford Center for Internet and Society

Date Written: February 8, 2018

Abstract

An overview of US privacy law, as well as the remedies available to EU citizens who believe their data protection rights have been violated by the United States, with an emphasis on the US legal doctrine of "standing" in privacy cases. Submitted in the case of Data Protection Commissioner v. Facebook (Irish High Court 2017), also known as the "Standard Contractual Clauses Case" or colloquially "Schrems 2."

Keywords: privacy, data protection, fundamental rights, standing, remedies, Schrems

Suggested Citation

Richards, Neil M., Report of Professor Neil Richards in Data Protection Commissioner v. Facebook ('Schrems 2'), Irish High Court 2017. (February 8, 2018). Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3120546 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3120546

Neil M. Richards (Contact Author)

Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law ( email )

Campus Box 1120
St. Louis, MO 63130
United States

Yale Information Society Project ( email )

New Haven, CT 06520
United States

Stanford Center for Internet and Society ( email )

559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA 94305-8610
United States

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