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EC proposes high level of privacy rules for all electronic communications and updates data protection rules

The European Commission (EC) is proposing new legislation to ensure stronger privacy in electronic communications, while at the same time opening up new business opportunities. The measures aim to update current rules, in turn extending their scope to all electronic communication...
Posted On 17 Jan 2017
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EC launches EU-US Privacy Shield and promises “stronger protection” for transatlantic data flows

The European Commission (EC) has now formally adopted the EU-US Privacy Shield which invokes a new framework for any transatlantic exchanges of personal data for commercial purposes. The EC presented the draft decision texts on 29 February this year. Following on from views...
Posted On 13 Jul 2016
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Agreement reached on European Commission’s EU data protection reform

The European Commission first put forward its bold and forward-looking EU General Data Protection Regulation proposals back in January 2012 to “make Europe fit for the digital age”. Now, an agreement has been reached between the European Parliament and the Council in...
Posted On 21 Dec 2015