The European Commission’s plans to revise the current data protection framework have been in the pipeline for some time. Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding proposes splitting data protection rules into a Directive that covers law enforcement and a Regulation for the private sector.
But with the time nearing for the vote in the European Parliament‘s lead Civil Liberties committee (LIBE), lobbying has become more and more intense.
Last year the European Commissio...
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