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European Data Protection Law a possibility?

November 16, 2009 Leave a comment

The Register recently reported that the European Commission is considering passing EU-wide laws on data breach notification, along the lines of those in place in the USA already. Viviane Reding, the Information Security Commissioner said

The Telecoms Reform has put the issue of mandatory notification of personal data breaches firmly on the European Policy agenda.

The committee formed from Europe’s national data protection watchdogs (The Article 29 Working Party) has apparently also backed the idea. Read more…