Mark Lubbock, a Brown Rudnick Partner in the Intellectual Property and Technology Groups, and Aisling O'Sullivan, an Associate in the White Collar Defense & Government Investigations Practice Group, authored “ECJ Rules on Phone and Internet Data Surveillance.” Published in the Thomson Reuters Computer and Telecommunications Law Review, the article covers a European Court of Justice (ECJ) decision regarding the E-Privacy Directive. Among other aspects of the case, the authors discuss how the ruling may make it more difficult for security services to use bulk surveillance technology for the purposes of crime prevention and national security.
Lubbock specialises in commercial information technology, intellectual property and privacy law. O’Sullivan advises on compliance, corporate crime, investigations and civil litigation, including asset tracing and recovery.
The Thomson Reuters Computer and Telecommunications Law Review is a leading journal that analyses and reports on legal and regulatory developments in the telecommunications and computer industries.
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