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Facebook EU user data transfer contracts are legal, but risks ahead-EU court adviser
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Facebook EU user data transfer contracts are legal, but risks ahead-EU court adviser

Activist Max Schrems argued that Facebook's contracts do not protect data to European levels.

European Union's top court grants American man same-sex residency rights in Romania
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European Union's top court grants American man same-sex residency rights in Romania

The European Union's (EU) top court on Tuesday ruled in favour of a Romanian gay man's right to have his American husband live with him in Romania.

EU court rejects Facebook class action suit filed by Austrian privacy activist
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EU court rejects Facebook class action suit filed by Austrian privacy activist

The Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) said Max Schrems could bring a case against Facebook and benefit from consumer law as an individual.

Top EU court to decide whether Uber is a digital company or an entity providing cab service
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Top EU court to decide whether Uber is a digital company or an entity providing cab service

Judges at the Luxembourg-based court will decide on Wednesday whether Uber provides transport services, online services or a combination of both.

Privacy activist and 25,000 Facebook users demand right to file class-action suit against the company
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Privacy activist and 25,000 Facebook users demand right to file class-action suit against the company

Schrems's lawsuit concerns alleged violations of privacy by Facebook through its use of personal data and tracking of users on external pages, among other things.

Britain's offer after Brexit: New immigration status, identity cards for 3.2 million EU citizens
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Britain's offer after Brexit: New immigration status, identity cards for 3.2 million EU citizens

EU citizens in UK will still have to apply and pay a fee around £65 and are likely to get some form of identity card or document confirming their status.

Mass retention of data is illegal, says European Union court
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Mass retention of data is illegal, says European Union court

The Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) said its ruling was based on the view that holding traffic and location data en masse allowed "very precise conclusions to be drawn concerning the private lives of the persons whose data has been retained".

US joins the case against Facebook data transfers from EU
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US joins the case against Facebook data transfers from EU

The United States can join a landmark case on the legality of cross-border data transfers, an Irish court ruled on Tuesday in a move that gives U.S. authorities a platform to defend their surveillance laws before the European Union's top court.

Data retention coupled with strict rules, backed by EU court adviser
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Data retention coupled with strict rules, backed by EU court adviser

Telecoms operators in the European Union may be required to retain customer communications data as long as it is strictly necessary to fight serious crime and does not unduly interfere with privacy, an adviser to the top EU court said on Tuesday.