IAJGS Records Access Alert Postings November 2016 #general


Jan Meisels Allen
 

As mentioned previously, every month I will be posting a listing of the
IAJGS Records Access Alert topics >from the previous month for you to see the
variety of issues.some were posted on this discussion group as they were
final edicts, but advocacy, and pending legislation and regulations- were
not posted to the discussion group-all postings are included below. Any
postings that had a time limit for access, such as free access that has
expired are not included below.

. (Brazil) Superior Court of Justice Unanimously Decides RTBF Cannot Be
Imposed on Search Engines

. (Canada) The Canadian Letters and Images Project

. (Canada) Canadian Supreme Court Hears Google Appeal- "Right to be
Forgotten" December 6, 2016

. (Europe) Some Updates on Different European Happenings

. (European Union) Data Privacy Regulators Unhappy with WhatsApp and Yahoo

. (European Union) Facebook Stops Collecting WhatsApp Data in Europe for
Advertising; German Chancellor Merkel Calls for Loosening Data Protection
Laws

. (European Union, Germany, US) Several Recent Actions on Privacy, Data
Protection and a Unique Attempt For Right to Be Forgotten

. (France) Adopts French Digital Republic Bill Which Includes Right to be
Forgotten for Minors

. (France) Google v CNIL and Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

. (France) World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers Weigh-in on
Right to be Forgotten

. (France-Australia) Electronic Frontier Foundation Joins other Groups in
Brief asking to Overturn CNIL Extraterritorial Ruling Against Google and
RTBF; Australia Suit Against Google

. (Indonesia-Japan) Right to be Forgotten Raises Press Freedom Issues; Tokyo
Court Dismisses Claim Against Google

. (Ireland) Digitization of Disbanded Irish Regiments 1920-1922 Online

. (UK) General Register Office Trial to Order Records as PDF Rather than
Certificate at Reduced Price

. (UK) New Way to Search Birth and Death Records in England and Wales for
Free

. (US) Department of Commerce Proposes Comment Request on Limited Access to
DMF Systems Attestations

. (US) Extended Time for Recertification for Access to Death Master File
Before Final Rule on Certification Becomes Active

. (US) FCC Adopts Privacy Rules on Collection of Private Data When Using
the Internet

. (US) Final Rule on Certification for Access to Death Master File Takes
Effect November 28

. (US) Library of Congress Historical Statutes Added to Digitized Material

. (US) Recertification for Access to Death Master File Before Final Rule on
Certification Becomes Active

. (US) Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Case on North Carolina Cyberlaw
Affecting Facebook

. (US-CA) IMDb Suing State of California Over Ageism Statute and Right to
be Forgotten; How to Erase Personal Information >from Google Search Results

. (US-MO) Reclaim the Records Sues Missouri Department of Health and Senior
Services for Birth and Death Indexes

. (US-NYC) Reclaim The Records Posts 1924 New York City Voter Registration
List

. (US-RI) Providence RI Opens Arnold Genealogical Collection to Public

IAJGS has opened its Records Access Alerts to anyone who is interested.
This was announced previously. We now have subscribers >from many
genealogical organizations not previously able to subscribe. To be on top of
what is happening I encourage you to register for the Records Access Alerts
to receive the information in a timely manner. If you are interested in any
of the following items, please register for the IAJGS Records Access Alert
and look at them in the archives. To register for the IAJGS Records Access
Alert go to: http://lists.iajgs.org/mailman/listinfo/records-access-alerts
and follow the instructions to enter your email address, full name and which
genealogical organization you belong to-a society, SIG or a subscriber of
JewishGen, Avotaynu Online, Legal Genealogist etc. You will receive an
email response that you have to reply to, or the subscription will not be
finalized. The alerts are archived and once you register you may access the
archives at: http://lists.iajgs.org/mailman/private/records-access-alerts/ .
The IAJGS Records Access Alert is not a daily announcement list. Depending
on what happens worldwide, there may be no postings for several days and
other times there may be several in one day.

These are listed alphabetically not chronologically. Each month the locales
covered differ.

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

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