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Citizenship Data Wars

–Bilyana Petkova, Assistant Professor, Maastricht University; Visiting Professor, Georgetown University Law Center Hardline anti-immigration policies are the bread and butter of worrying nationalism trends in both Europe and the United States. Both United States President Donald Trump and Italy’s interior minister, Matteo Salvini, run their election campaigns on anti-immigration rhetoric. Both were ready to follow

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Published on July 24, 2019
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Giving Life Back to Liberty in India: Unique Identification and Beyond (I-CONnect Column)

—Menaka Guruswamy, B.R Ambedkar Research Scholar and Lecturer in Law, Columbia Law School and Advocate, Supreme Court of India Child rights activist and Ramon Magsaysay awardee Shanta Sinha has spent much of her life fighting the good fight. When she realised that many of the poorest of the poor in India could not access social

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Published on July 26, 2017
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Facebook Before the ECJ: The Clash between EU and US Conceptions of Privacy

—Fiorella Dal Monte, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice The concept of privacy and the tools available to protect it have come to represent a dividing line between the two sides of the Atlantic. In the Schrems case, the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) very recently placed significant obstacles in the way of

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Published on November 6, 2015
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Data Protection in Greece: The Balance Between Freedom of Press and the Right to Privacy

—Antonios Kouroutakis, Oxford University The balance between two constitutional rights was always a jigsaw puzzle. In theory, constitutional rights are considered of equal value and in case of conflict, a de facto examination of the facts would conclude on which right should prevail. Quite recently, a case that was covered widely from national and international

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Published on December 10, 2013
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