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Progress for European Data Protection Reform Halted

We recently reported on the excitement surrounding the breakthrough vote by European Parliament on 21 October which put the delayed overhaul of European data protection rules back on track. Following this landmark vote, Peter Hustinx, European Data Protection Supervisor, issued a press release, stating, “It is essential that the European Union acts quickly so that … Continue Reading

Breakthrough Vote by European Parliament Sets Delayed Data Protection Overhaul Back on Track

In January 2012, the European Commission proposed a legislative package to update the data protection principles enshrined in the 1995 Data Protection Directive (Directive 95/46/EC). The policy objectives of the European Commission set out an ambitious blueprint for a more cohesive EU data protection framework backed by stronger enforcement. Central to facilitating this were proposals … Continue Reading
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