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Data Privacy Law: An International Perspective

Lee Andrew Bygrave


Although over 100 countries have developed data privacy laws, there is a lack of expert guidance on these laws. This text examines the fundamental aims and principles of data privacy law, along with the mechanisms for its enforcement in an international context. The book analyses relevant law from around the globe, paying particular attention to international instruments and using these as a foundation for examining national law. It also places data privacy law within a broader legal and political framework, focusing upon its interrelation with related fields, such as human rights, administrat ... More

Keywords: data privacy laws, international context, national law, legal framework, political framework, human rights, administrative law, intellectual property rights

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199675555
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199675555.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Lee Andrew Bygrave, author
Associate Professor, Norwegian Research Centre for Computers and Law, University of Oslo.