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Author Michael, James R. (James Reed)

Title Privacy and human rights : an international and comparative study, with special reference to developments in information technology / James Michael
Published Paris, France : UNESCO ; Aldershot, Hampshire, England : Dartmouth Pub. Co., [1994]


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Description ix, 194 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Preface / Georges B. Kutukdjian. The Nature and Significance of Privacy. The Impact of Technology on Privacy -- 1. Different Legal Approaches. Nordic Law. Civil Law. Common Law -- 2. International Standards. International Human Rights Instruments. The Universal Declaration and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. The American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man, and the American Convention on Human Rights. The European Convention on Human Rights. International Data Protection Law. The Council of Europe's Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data. The OECD Guidelines governing the Protection of Privacy and Transborder Flows of Personal Data. The European Community Draft Directive on Data Protection. Other international instruments. Transborder Data Flows -- 3. Country Reports. Countries with National Data Protection Laws and Access to Government Information Laws. Sweden. Denmark. Norway. Finland
The Netherlands. France. New Zealand. Canada. United States of America. Australia. Countries with National Data Protection Laws only. Federal Republic of Germany. Luxembourg. United Kingdom. Ireland. Austria. Iceland. Israel. Portugal. Japan. Countries with Access to Government Information Laws only. Greece. Countries with Constitutional Privacy Provisions only. Spain. Other Countries. European 'Socialist' Countries. Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. Hungary. Other Socialist Countries. China -- 4. Conclusions -- App. 1 OECD Guidelines -- App. 2 Council of Europe Convention -- App. 3 UN Recommended Guidelines -- App. 4 European Community Modified Proposal
Summary The developments of communication technologies have been among the most spectacular in the recent years. These put major challenges for the protection of human rights and, in particular, the right to privacy. These also raise crucial ethical issues concerning the treatment, storing and access to information. This book aims at mapping the main questions in this area and presents some of the legal answers so far given
Analysis Computers Security Law
Privacy Law
Computers Security Law
Privacy Law
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Data protection -- Law and legislation.
Human rights.
Information technology.
Privacy, Right of.
Author Unesco.
LC no. 94011932
ISBN 1855213818