Legal problems in information technology and transborder data flows by Sonia E. McMurchie

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Thesis submitted for the award of the degree of Master of Philosophy of the Council for National Academic Awards.

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Abstract. In the past decades, the development of more sophisticated telecommunications systems, coupled with the growth in computing has resulted in a growing international trade in information and associated by: 3 Novotny, Transborder Data Flow Regulation: Technical Issues of Legal Concern, 3 COMPUTER/L.J.

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of the information resource management activity otmultinational firms is the effective management of transborder data flows.

While some attempts are being made within various countries and within some global organizations to ease the legal restric-otions on transborder data flow, progress is slow and likely outcomes are nebulous. TRANSBORDER DATA FLOW: AN OVERVIEW AND CRITIQUE OF RECENT CONCERNS by I.

TR01TER HARDY' JR •• "Transborder data flow"("TDF") is a recently coined term that refers to the transmission of data or information over national boundaries. 1 Transmission can be. Transborder Data Flow: Problems with the Council of Europe Convention, or Protecting States from Protectionism I.

INTRODUCTION The world currently collects, processes, stores, and communicates more data than ever previously possible. Rapid advancements in com-puter and communications technology since World War II, making.

Declaration on Transborder Data Flows (Adopted by the Governments of OECD Member countries on 11th April ). Rapid technological developments in the field of information, computers and communications are leading to significant structural changes in the economies of Member countries.

Transparency could be increased by (i) making available in different languages on the Internet all relevant texts of national laws and regulations on data protection, particularly on transborder data flows; (ii) providing regular and timely updates of the respective legal rules; and (iii) designating a contact point in the government to which Cited by: 9.

REGULATION OF TRANSBORDER DATA FLOWS UNDER DATA PROTECTION AND PRIVACY LAW 7 Regulation of transborder data flows derives from various distinct legal traditions and cultures, depending on the originating country or region; for example, in some regions (like the EU) data protectionFile Size: KB.

Legal aspects of information technology / by M.D. Kirby --Legal problems related to transborder data flows / by Jon Bing, Petter Forsberg, and Erik Nygaard. Series Title: Information, computer, communications policy, 8. What are transborder data flows.

Occur when business data flows across international boundaries over the telecommunications networks for global information systems What IT governance focus area ensures the IT department delivers the promised benefits for every project or investment.

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Electronic access to “know-how”, information, data, etc. is becoming more and more important to technology transfer and : Jake V. Knoppers. National Regulation of Transborder Data Flows by Mark B. Feldman* and David R. Garcia** I. Introduction Man's rapidly developing ability to transfer information across na-tional boundaries has become a crucial component in our increasingly integrated world economy.

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± to further regulate the transborder access to data and data flows, as well as the use of transborder investigative measures on the Internet and related issues, and to present a report containing its findings to the Committee.

2 It was to examine in particular: i. the use of. Since the book was only published init is one of the most up-to-date scholarly assessments of the current state and possible future of the increasingly important issue of global transborder data flow regulation.

The book is equally useful for data protection professionals as well as novices in the by: The aim of this article is not to provide answers to all legal aspects of Transborder Data Flows (or TBDF) but rather to provide guidance on the types of questions to be asked in the first place.

In doing so, the areas likely to give rise to practical problems, especially to users operating an international data network or intending to Author: Chris Hoyle. TELECOMMUNICATIONS REGULATIONS AS BARRIERS TO THE TRANSBORDER FLOW OF INFORMATION Joseph P.

Markoskit Ever since the enactment of the Swedish Data Bank Statute in ,1 the debate over transborder dataflow has focused on legislative initiatives aimed at the protection of personal privacy   The benefits of transborder data flows on the Internet are being underestimated.

We need a more coherent system for the transfer of personal data. The AGIMO therefore advises that ‘[t]ransitioning citizen (personal) information to the public cloud is not expected to be a viable option within the next several years’[20]; and the data centre strategy envisages that Australian data centres will be utilised rather than overseas providers.[21].

Electronic Surveillance Programme Prism With Europe Being Drawn Into The Controversy As Much Of Its Communications Are Routed Through The Usadministration A Balanced. Transborder data flow refers to the movement of information across international boundaries. the business of moving information from one country to another.

the flow of information in international systems. the ways in which a countries laws change the flow of data from one country to another. The work then analyses policies underlying such regulation and the legal issues involved, including human rights law, public international law, and EU law.

Presenting a global analysis of this important subject, Kuner also discusses the future development of transborder data flow regulation, and gives policy : OUP Oxford. Chapter Six of the book, titled “Applicable Law, Extraterritoriality and Transborder Data Flows” addresses this topic, featuring some of the thorniest legal questions in play today, including conflicts of laws and online personal jurisdiction.

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The Transborder Data Flows. Information Technology grew rapidly and computer systems were used wrongly to interfere with the right of privacy of individuals. Transborder Data Flow: Problems with the Council of Europe Convention, This book examines the history.

phase Transborder Data Flows can, with hindsight, be seen as having been, in some respects, that unlike the telephone or ordinary mail it is a source of many problems.

It is this false focus, institutions and procedures to the development of information technology. In so far as any omnibus heading is needed, many would indeed prefer.

An increasing number of laws, regulations, treaties, and private sector instruments from around the world regulate the transborder flow of personal data.

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