Data Rights Reading List
This page is a community-curated list of literature relating to data rights and access rights.
- Mahieu, Rene and Asghari, Hadi and van Eeten, Michel, Collectively Exercising the Right of Access: Individual Effort, Societal Effect (2017). GigaNet (Global Internet Governance Academic Network) Annual Symposium 2017 (open access)
- Ausloos, Jef and Dewitte, Pierre, Shattering One-Way Mirrors. Data Subject Access Rights in Practice (2018). International Data Privacy Law 8(1) (open access)
- Veale, Michael and Binns, Reuben and Ausloos, Jef, When Data Protection by Design and Data Subject Rights Clash (February 20, 2018). International Data Privacy Law (2018)
- This paper argues that slightly de-identified data poses a challenge to access rights, and suggests methods by which to get data controllers to be more transparent about the trade-offs they make when engaging in privacy- or data protection by design.
- Article 29 Working Party (2018) Guidelines on Transparency under Regulation 2016/679 (wp260)
- This guidance does not address Article 15 directly, but does address Articles 13–14 (information to be provided to the data subject without request), much of which overlaps with the provisions in the right of access.
- Information Commissioner's Office (2018) Guide to the GDPR: Right of Access
Data Rights Enabled Investigative Journalism
- 2018 April, Argos (Dutch Radio): ‘Badmeester, wat weet u van mij?’ Argos-verslaggever vraagt inzage in persoonsgegevens
- 2018 April, The Economist: The EU guarantees its citizens’ data rights, in theory
- 2018 February, Financial Times: Amazon and Facebook fare badly in personal data test(behind paywall)
- 2017 October, The Guardian: Legal mechanism may help academic expose how Big Data firms like Cambridge Analytica and Facebook get their information
- 2017 September, The Guardian: I asked Tinder for my data. It sent me 800 pages of my deepest, darkest secrets
- 2015 October, De Correspondent (Dutch): Zo houden datahandelaren ons in de gaten (maar wie controleert hen?)