Laws to help security and incident response

Last week I was invited to be a member of a panel at the UN Internet Governance Forum on how law can help security and incident response and, in particular, information sharing. It seems there are still concerns in some places that privacy law is getting in the way of these essential functions. I started […]


Recital 49: More than a Safe Harbour

In data protection circles, the phrase “Safe Harbour” doesn’t have a great reputation. Wikipedia describes those as setting hard boundaries around an area where “a vaguer, overall standard” applies. Famously, in 2015, the European Court of Justice struck down the data protection Safe Harbor arrangement negotiated between the European Commission and the US Government. So […]