Archive for the ‘Data Protection’ Category

EUROPEAN ISPs FEAR THAT INTERNATIONAL TRADE AGREEMENT CUTS EU CITIZENS’ INTERNET PROTECTION

February 24, 2010

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EuroISPA, which represents ISPAI together with other EU national ISP trade associations, has published a press release on the secretive ACTA trade negotiation between the EU and other key trading partners. The leaks indicate that ACTA if signed in its current form will introduce measures not in line with existing EU legislation through the “backdoor”.

The full statement is (more…)

Legal and Regulatory Threats to ISP Business Models

February 18, 2010

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The ISPAI, in association with EuroISPA, ran a free seminar (Invitation_ISPAI Seminar) for all Internet Service Providers, both ISPAI members and non-members, on Thursday 18th February 2010. The seminar was aimed at owners and managers of ISP businesses offering public access, hosting or communication services in Ireland.

Never before have ISPs and user-focused online services faced so much European (more…)

Industry Expert Group Joint Statement on Data Retention Implementation

December 14, 2009

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IMPLEMENTATION OF EUROPEAN DATA RETENTION DIRECTIVE FAILS TO HARMONISE WITH RESULTING IMPLICATIONS FOR COMPETETION

The Telecoms and Internet Industry members of the European Commission Expert Group on Data Retention point out the lack of harmonisation achieved in the implementation of the Data Retention Directive and the considerable implications (more…)

1997 Telecoms Data Protection Directive

January 30, 1998

Directive 97/66/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, of 15 December 1997, concerning the processing of personal data and the protection of privacy in the telecommunications sector – Source of the text: eur-lex.europa.eu  (more…)