A Study on the Lack of Enforcement of Data Protection Acts

@inproceedings{Burghardt2009ASO,
  title={A Study on the Lack of Enforcement of Data Protection Acts},
  author={Thorben Burghardt and Klemens B{\"o}hm and Erik Buchmann and J{\"u}rgen K{\"u}hling and Anastasios Sivridis},
  booktitle={e-Democracy},
  year={2009}
}
Data privacy is a fundamental human right, not only according to the EU perspective. Each EU state implements sophisticated data protection acts. Nevertheless, there are frequent media reports on data privacy violations. The scientific and the political community assume that data protection acts suffer from a lack of enforcement. This paper is an interdisciplinary study that examines this hypothesis by means of empirical facts on juridical assessment criteria – and validates it. We have… 
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