If bipartisan agreement in the United States is rare, in at least one area, it is increasingly clear: “economic security is national security.” As global events have pushed Europe and the United States closer together, the convergence of these concepts—both at home and abroad—has begun shifting the tenor of the long-turbulent transatlantic relationship.
The Cross-Border Data Forum is pleased to announce that the 2022 CBDF Student Paper Competition was won by Jackson Colling, a third-year law student at American University Washington College of Law (WCL). Jackson Colling’s paper is entitled “China’s Personal Information Protection Law: A Threat to Cross-Border Data Flows and the Citizens it is Supposed to Protect,” and the paper is published below.
LAWFARE – Gentlemen’s Rules for Reading Each Other’s Mail: The New OECD Principles on Government Access to Personal Data Held by Private Sector Entities
The recent OECD declaration demonstrates the surprising degree of commonality in data access safeguards applied by developed democracies’ national security and law enforcement agencies.
What is ‘Data’? Definitions in International Legal Instruments on Data Protection, Cross-Border Access to Data & Electronic Evidence
Karine Bannelier and Anaïs Trotry discuss the definitions of “data” as evidenced in international legal instruments to date.