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The European Commission has established new rules and regulations that require Internet Service Providers and telecommunications providers to notify authorities of a security breach within 24 hours. If the reporting entity is unable to provide...

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On March 15, Peter Hustinx, the European Data Protection Supervisor, sent a comment letter to the European Parliament expressing his opposition to a number of the amendments suggested by Parliament lawmakers to the European Commission’s...

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In a formal opinion released publicly on March 14, the EU Article 29 Working party warned businesses in the mobile industry that they must comply with EU Data Protection laws, including the Data Protection Directive and Section...

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The Article 29 Working Party (an EU advisory body that includes representatives from each of the EU’s data protection authorities) has asked Google to delay implementation of the recently announced changes to its Privacy Policy...

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The European Commission (“EC”) today released its long anticipated proposals for comprehensive reform to the EU’s 1995 Data Protection Directive (“1995 Directive”).  The proposed reforms come after almost two years of extensive EC consultations with...

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This week offered an advance look at the outcome of the EU Data Protection Directive Consultation and review process.  The draft Regulations would replace the existing EU Data Protection Directive, and together with other changes,...

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