Is Data Protection Coming Home? The CJEU on data protection law and Jehovah’s Witnesses – and political canvassing?

Professor Steve Peers, University of Essex You’re in the shower, and the doorbell rings. It might be the Amazon delivery you were expecting, with your daughter’s present – and it’s her birthday tomorrow. You leap out of the shower and dash wetly down the stairs to open the door in time. But it’s only a couple of Jehovah’s Witnesses. After responding to their entreaties in much the same way that Boris Johnson responds to business, you close the door, and think no more about them. Yet they are still thinking…