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Launch of draft BEREC Net Neutrality Guidelines public consultation
Thu 19 May 2016, 22:01

On 6 June 2016, from 14.30 to 16.00, BEREC will launch the public consultation on draft BEREC Guidelines on the Implementation by National Regulators of European Net Neutrality Rules and hold a public debriefing for presenting the results from its 27th plenary meeting to take place on 2 and 3 June 2016 in Vienna.


General Data Protection Regulation just published
Wed 4 May 2016, 23:01

The text of the General Data Protection Regulation has been published and it is available here.

Data protection reform - Parliament approves new rules fit for the digital era
Thu 14 Apr 2016, 23:16

New EU data protection rules which aim to give citizens back control of their personal data and create a high, uniform level of data protection across the EU fit for the digital era was given their final approval by MEPs on Thursday. The reform also sets minimum standards on use of data for policing and judicial purposes.