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Worku Gedefa Urgessa, The Feasibility of Applying EU Data Protection Law to Biological Materials: Challenging ‘Data’ as Exclusively Informational, 7 (2016) JIPITEC 96 para 1.

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%X Though controversial the question of applying data protection laws to biological materials has only gotten a little attention in data privacy discourse. This article aims to contribute to this dearth by arguing that despite absence of positive intention from the architects to apply the EU Data privacy law to biological materials, a range of developments in Molecular Biology and nano-technology—usually mediated by advances in ICT—may provide persuasive grounds to do so. In addition, paucity of sufficient explication of key terms like ‘data/information’ in these legislations may fuel such tendency whereby laws originally intended for the informational world may end up applying to the biological world. The article also analyzes various predicaments that may arise from applying data privacy laws to biological materials. A focus is made on legislative sources at the EU level though national laws are relied on when pertinent.
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%K Biological materials
%K DNA
%K data privacy laws
%K data/information
%K interpretive framework
%U http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:0009-29-44370
%P 96-109

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@Article{gedefaurgessa2016,
  author = 	"Gedefa Urgessa, Worku",
  title = 	"The Feasibility of Applying EU Data Protection Law to Biological Materials: Challenging `Data' as Exclusively Informational",
  journal = 	"JIPITEC",
  year = 	"2016",
  volume = 	"7",
  number = 	"2",
  pages = 	"96--109",
  keywords = 	"Biological materials; DNA; data privacy laws; data/information; interpretive framework",
  abstract = 	"Though controversial the question of applying data protection laws to biological materials has only gotten a little attention in data privacy discourse. This article aims to contribute to this dearth by arguing that despite absence of positive intention from the architects to apply the EU Data privacy law to biological materials, a range of developments in Molecular Biology and nano-technology---usually mediated by advances in ICT---may provide persuasive grounds to do so. In addition, paucity of sufficient explication of key terms like `data/information' in these legislations may fuel such tendency whereby laws originally intended for the informational world may end up applying to the biological world. The article also analyzes various predicaments that may arise from applying data privacy laws to biological materials. A focus is made on legislative sources at the EU level though national laws are relied on when pertinent.",
  issn = 	"2190-3387",
  url = 	"http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:0009-29-44370"
}

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UR  - http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:0009-29-44370
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