Study on Cloud Computing and challenges to Security, Privacy and Trust
In the past year, time.lex worked on a study on Cloud Computing and challenges to Security, Privacy and Trust, examining the legal challenges related to cloud computing. The study was commissioned by the European Commission - DG Information Society, and was executed by time.lex along with our colleagues from RAND Europe and the University of Warwick.
Study on the evaluation of the Action Plan for the implementation of the legal framework for electronic public procurement
This study contained an evaluation of the 2004 eProcurement Action Plan, including specifically a study of the state of eProcurement in all Member States, EEA countries and two candidate countries, along with a critical assessment of the impact and effectiveness of the Action Plan.
The study was conducted jointly by Siemens IT Solutions & Services and time.lex.
Study of case law on the circumstances in which IP addresses are considered personal data
This fact finding study for the European Commission - DG INFSO contains an overview of case law within the Member States on the legal qualification of IP addresses as being personal data under the European Data Protection Directive, along with a summary examination of the main deciding factors.
Study on counterfeiting and piracy
This study aims to provide an up-to-date inventory and comparative assessment of existing and planned e-government initiatives at national and European level and a sound assessment of actual needs for administrative cooperation and information sharing on counterfeiting and piracy between administrative and operational enforcement agencies from different Member States.
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European commission - DG Markt - IPR enforcement
Flying 2.0 - Enabling automated air travel by identifying and addressing the challenges of IoT & RFID technology
Following up on European Commission communication on IoT Action Plan for Europe, the EU’s ‘cyber security’ Agency ENISA - The European Network and Information Security Agency, has analysed the risks associated with a future air travel scenario, enabled with “Internet of things”, IoT / RFID technology. The report identifies major security risks, as well as privacy, social and legal implications and also makes concrete policy and research and legal, recommendations. As a legal expert in this area, Eleni Kosta contributed to this study.
A flair for sharing – encouraging information exchange between CERTs
This study, commissioned by ENISA and written by RAND Europe and time.lex, focuses on the legal and regulatory aspects of information sharing and cross-border collaboration of national/governmental CERTs in Europe.
Study on data collection and storage in the EU
Given the clear contrast between the importance of the privacy by design principle on the one hand, and the reality of lax data protection practices with many online service providers on the other hand, this report presents an analysis of the relevant legal framework of European Member States on the principles of minimal disclosure and the minimum duration of the storage of personal data. Commissioned by ENISA, the focuses on a limited number of relevant use cases and tries to find out how the aforementioned principles are expressed in concrete legal or regulatory provisions applicable to these cases, and how they are observed in practice. It was drafted by Eleni Kosta, Jos Dumortier and Hans Graux on behalf of time.lex, with the support and guidance of Rodica Tirtea and Demosthenes Ikonomou (ENISA).
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