European Data Protection Digest

Which Laws Govern Online Personal Data?

DATA PROTECTION—EU

September 12, 2013

In an Out-Law.com podcast, experts from Pinsent Masons examine a recent dispute between Facebook and the German province of Schleswig-Holstein to uncover the burgeoning jurisdictional issues of who governs users’ online data. “We put more and more information about ourselves online,” the report states, “and in Europe remain confident that strong data protection laws apply. But whose law, exactly, does control the use of information about us? And how is that question decided?”
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