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NO COUNTRY FOR PRIVACY: A REVIEW OF PRIVACY REGULATION AND PRACTICE IN LITHUANIA

Over a year ago I did survey the state of privacy in Lithuania in 2013-2014. The situation was already upsetting then, but in 2015, and especially during the first six months of 2016, it has become even direr. The degradation of privacy has been most noticeable in the media, which feels entitled to freely portray personal images and highlight …

Privacy in Lithuania: what’s new in 2013-2014?

Lithuania has been a member of the European Union since 1May 2004, and diligently follows the EU guidance on regulating personal data protection. Data protection has been comprehensively regulated in Lithuania since 1996 by the special Law on Legal Protection of Personal Data (the current legislation in force is Law of 23 February 2008 (effective from 1 January …