Data Protection and Right of Defense. Stating the Obvious

Yet more evidence that Data Protection is not an absolute right. On the contrary, as the Italian Supreme Court decision n. 7783/14 said 1 a few days ago:

the interest to the protection of personal data must step back when confronted by true defense needs and other legally relevant interests, such as the fair and coherent enforcement of the right of defense in court.

  1. Unofficial Translation