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Wirtschaftsakademie Schleswig-Holstein: Towards a Joint Responsibility of Facebook Fan Page Administrators for Infringements to European Data Protection Law?

Nicolas Blanc


Opinion of Advocate General Bot, Case C-210/16 Wirtschaftsakademie Schleswig-Holstein, 24 October 2017
On the scope of the concept of controller and the respective competences of supervisory authorities from different Member States in multi-tiered provider relationships under the Data Protection Directive.

Nicolas Blanc, trainee lawyer, formerly intern at Advocate General Juliane Kokott's and Judge Siniša Rodin’s cabinet at the Court of Justice of the European Union, holds a Master’s Degree from Universités Paris 1 / Paris 2, Sciences Po Law School and MINES ParisTech. For correspondence: <>.The author would like to thank Mengyi Xu, graduate of Stanford Law School and Princeton University, currently a practicing attorney based in New York City, USA, for her very useful comments.This case note only reflects the personal opinion of the author and does not, in any way, express the views of the institution where the author is pursuing his internship. It is exclusively based on publicly available information.


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