“The Concept of Consent Within the Reality of Data Privacy” („Das Konzept der Einwilligung in der datenschutzrechtlichen Realität“)

Mohr Siebeck


Processing personal data is prohibited unless allowed by legitimising grounds. One of these is recognised as being the individual’s consent. For this to be valid however, the individual has to act in an informed and free manner when signifying his or her consent. Given the reality of data privacy, Philip Radlanski asks whether this can still be considered a viable concept.



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