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Asian Data Privacy Laws: Trade & Human Rights Perspectives

ISBN : 9780199679669

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¥31,955
Author: 
Graham Greenleaf
Pages
624 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
183 x 253 mm
Pub date
Oct 2014
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  • The first work to analyse data privacy laws across Asia
  • Written by the leading authority on Asian data privacy laws
  • Offers an in-depth analysis of data privacy laws in the 14 Asian countries with detailed laws, including India, Japan, and Singapore

 
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.

Index: 

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

About the author: 

Graham Greenleaf is a Professor of Law at the University of New South Wales, Australia, where he specialises in the relationships between information technology and law. He is a co-founder and Co-Director of the free-access Internet law service, the Australasian Legal Information Institute. In 2010 he took the lead in establishing the Asian Privacy Scholars Network. He was General Editor of the monthly Privacy Law and Policy Reporter 1994-2006, and since then has been Asia-Pacific Editor for Privacy Laws & Business International Report. He co-edited Global Privacy Protection (Edward Elgar, 2008) with J Rule. In 2010 he was made a member of the Order of Australia (AM) for his contributions to advancing free access to legal information and to the protection of privacy.

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