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A Missed Opportunity: The Amazon Case That Almost Made Data Subjects Into Consumers

Gabriela Zanfir Fortuna


Case C-191/15 VKI v Amazon EU Sàrl, Court of Justice of the European Union, Judgment of 28 July 2016, not yet published
After solving the applicability of the Rome I and Rome II Regulations to trans-border e-commerce services, the CJEU left it to the national courts to decide whether the law of the Member State where consumers reside is the applicable data protection law in this context.

Gabriela Zanfir Fortuna, PhD, independent researcher, pdpEcho, US. For correspondence: <>.


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