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Laws 2016, 5(2), 27; doi:10.3390/laws5020027

The Proportionality and Solidarity Principles and Their Impact on Privacy Laws in German Jurisprudence

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Department of Technology, Illinois State University, 5100 Turner Hall, Normal, IL 61790, USA
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Faculdad de Derecho y Ciencias Politicas, Universidad Abierta Interamericana, Buenos Aires C1048AAF, Argentina
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Academic Editor: Jacqueline D. Lipton
Received: 13 January 2016 / Revised: 26 April 2016 / Accepted: 7 June 2016 / Published: 15 June 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Cyberlaw and Information Policy)
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Abstract

Privacy laws and the use of information technology that guarantee confidentiality and information integrity are components of an individual’s rights in German jurisprudence. The protection of a person’s identity, information, ideas, feelings, emotions and particularly the way to communicate them is considered essential to human dignity. Extensive studies in these areas has made this protection a central pillar of law-related research in Germany. View Full-Text
Keywords: principle of proportionality; principle of solidarity; German jurisprudence; analysis of cases; international jurisprudence principle of proportionality; principle of solidarity; German jurisprudence; analysis of cases; international jurisprudence
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Schmidt, K.; Laje, A. The Proportionality and Solidarity Principles and Their Impact on Privacy Laws in German Jurisprudence. Laws 2016, 5, 27.

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