EDPS: “Connected Continent” interferes with personal data protection

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In regard with the principle of net neutrality, EDPS welcomed its inclusion but it stressed that it is devoid of substance.

EDPS criticised Comission’s proposal on harmonising electronic communications services


The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) announced that the Commission’s “Connected Continent” regulatory proposal unduly limit internet freedom and interferes with personal data protection.

Peter Hustinx, EDPS, said about the Commission’s regulatory proposal on harmonising electronic communications services across the EU. “Any monitoring and restriction of the internet activity of users should be done solely to achieve a targeted, specific and legitim...


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