Breyer v Bundesrepublik Deutschland: ECJ 19 Oct 2016

Over-regulation of storage of personal data

ECJ (Judgment) Reference for a preliminary ruling – Processing of personal data – Directive 95/46/EC – Article 2(a) – Article 7(f) – Definition of ‘personal data’ – Internet protocol addresses – Storage of data by an online media services provider – National legislation not permitting the legitimate interest pursued by the controller to be taken into account

M Ilesic P
[2016] WLR(D) 533, [2016] EUECJ C-582/14, ECLI:EU:C:2016:779, [2017] CEC 691, [2017] 2 CMLR 3, 42 BHRC 700, [2017] 1 WLR 1569
Bailii, WLRD
Directive 95/46/EC
Cited by:
CitedNT 1 and NT 2 v Google Llc QBD 13-Apr-2018
Right to be Forgotten is not absolute
The two claimants separately had criminal convictions from years before. They objected to the defendant indexing third party web pages which included personal data in the form of information about those convictions, which were now spent. The claims . .
CitedMircom International Content Management and Consulting Ltd and Others v Virgin Media Ltd and Another ChD 16-Jul-2019
The claimants, producers of pornographic films, sought disclosure by the defendant internet service provider of certain internet protocol addresses, wishing to pursue those it said had wrongfully downloaded their films. The court was asked first . .

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Information, Media

Updated: 02 November 2021; Ref: scu.570366