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Mashable: What Europe’s ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ Means for Google (and You)

Jens-Henrik Jeppesen, CDT’s Representative and Director for European Affairs, was offered commentary to Mashable regarding the recent European Court of Justice ruling on the “right to be forgotten” online. Should the Internet forget? Do people have the right to have outdated, inaccurate, perhaps embarrassing information about them removed from the web? Addressing that question, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled on…

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Government Mass Surveillance to Go on Trial in Europe

The Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT), with PEN American Center (PEN), today signaled their intention to intervene in a case before the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) that could have profound impact on the surveillance practices of governments around the world. The case, Big Brother Watch v. United Kingdom, has been brought by a coalition…

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CDT and CCIA Urge EU Parliament Support of Net Neutrality

The Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) and the Computer and Communications Industry Association (CCIA) encourage the European Parliament to support net neutrality in tomorrow’s vote. On 3rd April, the European Parliament will vote in Plenary on the “Telecoms Single Market Regulation.” We commend the work of the Parliamentary Committees that have issued opinions on the dossier. The Parliament has…

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European Parliament Votes on Data Protection and Surveillance Resolution

Today, the European Parliament (EP) held two important votes, one on Data Protection reform and the other on a government surveillance resolution. The Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) has been active in both matters, and our views on both, along with comments from CDT Representative and Director of European Affairs, Jens-Henrik Jeppesen, follow. First, the…

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CDT Taps Jens-Henrik Jeppesen to Lead Its Advocacy in Europe

Washington – Jens-Henrik Jeppesen, a senior technology policy expert with more than 15 years of experience in Brussels, has been tapped to lead CDT’s advocacy efforts in Europe. Jeppesen, who begins work on March 1, will handle a broad range of issues, including data protection, cybersecurity, free expression and intellectual property.

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