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The Cyprus and other EU court rulings on data retention: The Directive as a privacy bomb
This paper discusses the controversy surrounding the Data Retention Directive with an emphasis on the 2011 decision of the Cyprus Supreme Court which has annulled several district court orders that allowed the police access ...
Online penny auctions and the protection of the consumer under EU law
This paper examines online penny auctions, which currently attract consumer traffic but pose consumer risks also. It discusses pressing questions such as whether they are scams, entertainment shopping or gambling. It shows ...
Guarding the guardian: ‘Article 258 TFEU complaints’ before the European Ombudsman
The infringement procedure of Article 258 TFEU has been consistently viewed by the EU administration and judges as a bipolar bargaining game between the European Commission and the defaulting member state, in which individuals ...
The European Ombudsman's remedial powers: An empirical analysis in context
Notwithstanding the ever increasing influence of the European Ombudsman upon the administrative worldview of the EU bureaucracy and despite the resulting growth of literature on his functions and mission, there seems to ...