Key statements and practical implications of the ECJ’s latest Data Protection Judicature

The CJEU’s recent decision on data protection of 29 July 2019 concerning the use of social plugins on (commercial) websites has already attracted some media attention in recent days. However, considering the sheer number of websites having already implemented the Facebook-like button and other social plugins nowadays, this is not surprising. In order to learn which conclusions can be derived from the judgement and its individual aspects from a legal point of view and how it might practically affect the status quo, you may review the detailed decision discussion of Tamino Chochola and Max Königseder (German only).