At what age should teenagers pass the 'digital age of consent'?

The European Union’s new data protection rules have finally been agreed by the European Council and await the approval of the European Parliament. But a last-minute addition has sparked a debate about responsibility and consent, by proposing to raise to 16 the “age of consent” under which it is illegal for organisations to handle the individual’s data.

Country: EU

Domains: Privacy

Tags: General Data Protection Regulation, EU, European Commission, Internet, data protection, consent

Posted on Tuesday 22 December 2015

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