The UK’s data protection authority, Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), commissioned an independent survey investigating the understanding of the proposed EU data protection reform and associated costs. The survey involved 506 organisations, and one of the key findings is that as a general rule, businesses do not understand the implications of the proposed General Data Protection

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