An update on privacy – when will Little Brother decide to quit stalking YOU on-line?

  Kathleen Garnett Three developments this week probably make for uncomfortable reading in Palo Alto. First, Belgium’s decision to take Facebook to court over alleged breaches of its and European privacy laws, second Belgian proposals that would enable it’s Privacy Commissioner to raise fines of up to EUR 800 000 for breach of privacy legislation; and third …

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Food in Europe – a new general principle on food safety?

K J Garnett "…. one of the key challenges as a legislator is to know how to make laws and regulate in the face of emerging technologies in situations where science appears to be questioned by either deeply-rooted conservative groups, societal opposition or for any other reason." Arūnas Vinčiūnas, Head of Cabinet to Health Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis …

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