2010
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-11631-5_1
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Abstract: Data privacy is a fundamental human right, not only according to the EU perspective. Each EU state implements sophisticated data protection acts. Nevertheless, there are frequent media reports on data privacy violations. The scientific and the political community assumes that data protection acts suffer from a lack of enforcement. This paper is an interdisciplinary study that examines this hypothesis by means of empirical facts on juridical assessment criteria -and validates it. We have inspected 100 service p… Show more

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“…However, the regulatory approach often results in a daunting number of norms and laws that are hard for individuals to overlook and for the data collectors to manage. Thus, the regulatory approach suffers from a lack of enforcement [3]. Furthermore, new technologies often result in legal uncertainty, since no regulations exist at roll-out time.…”
Section: Motivationmentioning
confidence: 98%
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“…However, the regulatory approach often results in a daunting number of norms and laws that are hard for individuals to overlook and for the data collectors to manage. Thus, the regulatory approach suffers from a lack of enforcement [3]. Furthermore, new technologies often result in legal uncertainty, since no regulations exist at roll-out time.…”
Section: Motivationmentioning
confidence: 98%
“…Many legal privacy regulations exist, e.g., based on the OECD principles [8] or the EU directive 95/46/EC [6]. However, the complexity of the regulations and the sheer amount of transactions and data collectors result in a serious lack of enforcement [3]. This calls for privacy enhancing technologies (PETs) [16].…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%