Data breach notification law in the EU and Australia - where to now?

Burdon, Mark, von Nessen, Paul and Lane, Bill (2012) Data breach notification law in the EU and Australia - where to now?. Computer Law and Security Review, 28 2: 296-307. doi:10.1016/j.clsr.2012.03.007

Author Burdon, Mark
von Nessen, Paul
Lane, Bill
Title Data breach notification law in the EU and Australia - where to now?
Journal name Computer Law and Security Review   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0267-3649
Publication date 2012-06
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/j.clsr.2012.03.007
Volume 28
Issue 2
Start page 296
End page 307
Total pages 12
Place of publication Kidlington, Oxon, United Kingdom
Publisher Elsevier Advanced Technology
Collection year 2013
Language eng
Abstract Mandatory data breach notification laws have been a significant legislative reform in response to unauthorized disclosures of personal information by public and private sector organizations. These laws originated in the state-based legislatures of the United States during the last decade and have subsequently garnered worldwide legislative interest. We contend that there are conceptual and practical concerns regarding mandatory data breach notification laws which limit the scope of their applicability, particularly in relation to existing information privacy law regimes. We outline these concerns here, in the light of recent European Union and Australian legal developments in this area.
Keyword Data breach notification
Information privacy
ePrivacy Directive
Article 29 Working Group
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ

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Sub-type: Article (original research)
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