Archive for the ‘Data Protection’ Category

Towards a Digital Single Market

May 23, 2016

ISPAI supports the sentiment of the letter signed by the Irish Government Ministers and Government Ministers from 13 other EU Member States, calling for an “ambitious positive approach” from the EU institutions to achieve the Digital Single Market (DSM).

The letter is (more…)

ISPAI View on CJEU Ruling on the “right to be forgotten”

June 19, 2014

CJEU ruling on Spanish Google “right to be forgotten” in relation to search engines has very worrying implications for the ISP industry and for society as a whole.

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled that an individual may request an Internet Search Provider to remove their personal information from search results when that information is outdated or irrelevant. What is particularly curious is this same principle does not appear to apply to (more…)

EuroISPA High Level Statement on the Proposed General Data Protection Regulation

April 2, 2013

The changes in European data protection regulations, when adopted by the European process, must be directly implemented in member states. The regulations will impact providers of consumer electronic services which are delivered over the Internet and potentially, depending on detail of new requirements, the online experience of users of those services.

EuroISPA (of which ISPAI is a full Member) is (more…)

EU Parliament Rejects ACTA

July 4, 2012

This morning the EU Parliament voted to reject ACTA. The result was 478 MEPs voted against ACTA, 39 were in favour of adopting it and there were 165 abstentions. Despite 22 EU member states including Ireland having signed the Agreement, this vote means it cannot now be ratified by any EU country. ISPAI recognises the need for international agreements to protect business from counterfeit goods and to deter piracy of copyrighted works but ACTA had (more…)

EU Parliament INTA Committee Rejects ACTA

June 21, 2012

No parliamentary groups proposed that INTA (the International Trade Committee of the European Parliament) should adopt ACTA with its current wording relating to online copyright infringement. An amendment was proposed to suspend the vote but this was rejected. The final vote was on the recommendation by the rapporteur for rejection of ACTA and this was carried 19 votes to 12 with no abstentions. (more…)