The French Ministry of Higher Education and Research has posted a handful of thematic legal guides on their EducNet site. Guides are able for copyright, protection of children online, cultural property, privacy, human rights, and regulation of teachers and professors. All information is available only in French.
Guides Juridique Legamedia
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The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights has published a report on data protection.
Data Protection in the European Union: Role of National Data Protection Authorities. Strengthening the Fundamental Rights Architecture in the EU II
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Morrison & Foerster maintains a wonderful “Privacy Library” of statutes, regulations, links to government institutions, and IGO & NGO reports. This includes all 50 states and many foreign countries. The foreign country pages provide the laws and regulations in the vernacular and in English when avialable. All of this is available free of charge.
Hat tip to Paul for finding this resource.
Morrison & Foerster Privacy Library
The European Commission has created a Web site for citizens to learn about EU Internet law, e-commerce, privacy rights online, and copying digital content. Although not designed for attorneys, the site does link to the full-text of legislation and case law mentioned in the text.
eYou Guide to your rights online
Examples of questions addresed by eYouGuide site:
Tips and precautions you should take in order to prevent misuse of your personal information online.
Can the company that provides my internet connection see which sites I visit? If so, how do they use this information?
What you should know about the consumer contracts, unfair terms and delivery of goods bought online.
When buying goods/services online, what are the consequences of clicking “I have read and approved the terms & conditions”?
Safety & security
Concerns about the security of your computer, Internet connection or safety of your online payments.
What are the risks of using social networking websites?
Copyright & IPR
What you should know about your rights and obligations related to music files, movies, CDs and DVDs and books online.
Can I lawfully copy images and texts I found on the internet?
Can I record streaming video and audio?
Disabled, older people
Access to and use of online services for older people and people with disabilities.
I am a blind user and sometimes I have difficulties accessing some literary or artistic works online. What can I do about this?
How to find who is responsible for illegal content online and for faulty goods sold or advertised on the internet.
Can an online seller be held liable for faulty products? Who is going to pay for the damages caused by a defective product bought online?
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