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(W Green, 2004)
The article discusses the impact of Article 8 of the European Court of Human Rights which recognises a right to privacy. This is contrasted against extensions to the law concerning breach of confidence.
Protecting privacy: Campbell v MGN Newspapers
(W Green, 2004)
The article examines the impact of Article 8 of the European Court of Human Rights and the resulting push from breach of confidence towards privacy actions.
Canning the Spam and Cutting the Cookies: Consumer Privacy On-Line and EU Regulation
(Hart Publishing, 2005)
The chapter deals with the regulation of "spam" (unsolicited junk emails), and "cookies", which typically store personal data about a user's transactions. Specifically, the author focusses on the European and UK laws to ...
Searching for Privacy in a Mixed Jurisdiction
(Tulane University Law School, 2006)
The article examines the individual’s right to privacy, with particular reference to its protection against actors other than the State. The English model is provided by the Common Law on breach of confidence; the Civilian ...
Privacy and Property? Multi-level Strategies for Protecting Personal Interests in Genetic Material
(Policy Research Initiative, Canada, 2003)
The paper builds on earlier medico-legal work by Laurie on privacy in relation to genetic material. In this chapter, the author discusses not only Laurie's views as 'pro-privacy' but the limitations of privacy, particularly ...
Privacy, Property or Permission? Need Our Models for Regulating Personal Genetic Material Be Mutually Exclusive?
(Acta Press, 2002)
The argument considers in favour of the extension of property rights to individuals in respect of their genetic materials and information derived from those materials. Laurie suggests that existing medico-legal paradigms ...
Challenging Medical-Legal Norms: The Role of Autonomy, Confidentiality and Privacy in Protecting Individual and Familial Group Rights in Genetic Information
(Taylor and Francis, 2001)
In this article, Laurie discusses the impact of generating genetic information, and what the consequences are of this for individuals, and family members, whose familial genetic information is shared. The authors considers ...
Introduction to SCRIPT-ed Special Edition on Privacy and Technology
(AHRC Research Centre for Studies in Intellectual Property and Technology Law, 2006)
Introduction to a special edition of SCRIPT-ed online journal focussing on the regulation of privacy, in light of new and changing technologies. The edition discusses privacy as a human right, or as a commodity, and presents ...