All changed, changed utterly?

Privacy protection in post-Labour Britain
  • Burkhard Schafer
Schwerpunkt Internationaler Datenschutz


Two and a half years after a House of Lords report warned of the danger that the UK might sleepwalk into a surveillance society, two years after the European Commission issued a letter of formal notice that the UK had failed to properly implement the E-Privacy and the Data Protection Directive, and one year after the Labour government was replaced by the first coalition government in the UK since 1940, how has the attitude to privacy and data protection law in the UK changed?

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© Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Computional Legal Theory, School of LawEdinburgh UniversityEdinburghUK

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