ISBN : 9780199679669
The first work to examine data privacy laws across Asia, covering all 26 countries and separate jurisdictions, and with in-depth analysis of the 14 which have specialised data privacy laws. Professor Greenleaf demonstrates the increasing world-wide significance of data privacy and the international context of the development of national data privacy laws as well as assessing the laws, their powers and their enforcement against international standards.
Part I: ASIA AND INTERNATIONAL DATA PRIVACY STANDARDS
1: Data Privacy Laws in Asia - Context and History
2: International Structures Affecting Data Privacy in Asia
3: Standards by Which to Assess a Country's Data Privacy Laws
Part II: NATIONAL DATA PRIVACY LAWS IN ASIA
4: Hong Kong SAR - New Life for an Established Law
5: South Korea - The Most Innovative Law
6: Taiwan - A Stronger Law, on a Constitutional Base
7: China - From Warring States to Convergence?
8: Japan - The Illusion of Protection
9: Macau SAR - The 'Euro Model'
10: Singapore: Uncertain Scope, Strong Powers
11: Malaysia: ASEAN's First Data Privacy Law in Force
12: The Philippines & Thailand - ASEAN's Incomplete Comprehensive Laws
13: Vietnam & Indonesia - ASEAN's Sectoral Laws
14: Privacy in the Other Five South-East Asian (ASEAN) States
15: India - Confusion Raj, with Outsourcing
16: Privacy in the Other Seven South Asian (SAARC) States
PART III: COMPARISON STANDARDS, AND FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS
17: Comparing Protections and Principles - an Asian Privacy Standard?
18: Assessing Data Privacy Enforcement in Asia - Alternatives and Evidence
19: International Developments - Future Prospects for Asia
20: Asian Data Privacy Laws: Trajectories, Lessons and Optimism