Contribution to Contact Management Magazine about Cloud Computing & data protection
In his contribution to “Contact Management Magazine”, Christian Laux addresses the issues around the hot topic of cloud computing and data protection. There are a number of court cases on the European level. In this article, Christian discusses the most prominent of them.
Lex Laux: Why it needs a controlled E-ID
In his third Lex Laux column, Christian Laux raises the question why digital identities are needed and what it means to have one in the digital age. This is a question everybody should have a response to. Christian Laux explains what to focus on in the current lawmaking process (referred to as the E-ID). Switzerland should provide infrastructures permitting users a good level of protection when registering for services. The Swiss Federal Government should deploy strong oversight and audit control over these infrastructures.
IT law with Dr. Laux – Episode 6: GDPR – Profiling
The topic "Profiling" marks the end of our video series around the GDPR. Christian Laux goes into questions about what "profiling" is all about, which is why according to the GDPR such data collections are dangerous and what measures should be taken in this context.
IT law with Dr. Laux – Episode 4: Cloud computing under the GDPR
The fourth episode of our video series with Swico deals with the topic of "Cloud Computing under the GDPR" and explores the question of whether the data subject has to be asked for consent in the interests of data protection before being transferred to the cloud.
Lex Laux: Monitoring on the Internet – the super problem of our time
In his second article on inside-IT, Christian Laux discusses Public Law Enforcement Access to data on the internet. He includes summaries of current court cases that show how difficult this topic is. The piece further includes a call to action to Swiss authorities. They should accept the invitation of the US as given in the CLOUD Act -- a Legal Assistance treaty could clarify things further.