This post was written by Cynthia O’Donoghue.

In a speech at the EC Justice Council meeting in Dublin 18 January 2013, Vivian Reding, European Commissioner for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship, demonstrated her commitment to continuing the “good progress” made on the EU Proposed Data Protection Framework (Proposed Framework). Her comments focused on three

The Taiwanese Ministry of Justice recently concluded a public consultation on draft enforcement rules and proposed amendments to its primary data protection legislation, the Computer-Processed Personal Data Protection Act (“the Act”).

The amendments are reportedly far-reaching. If the amendments are approved, some key changes to the Act would be:

  • The law would apply to the

The European Commission’s new draft data protection regulation was leaked to the press earlier this month. The proposal includes repeal of the present EU Data Protection Directive 95/46 and recommends a General Data Protection Regulation, as well as a Police and Criminal Justice Data Protection Directive.

The Commission appears to have made good its threats