Leaked documents reveal governments' efforts to weaken EU data protection proposed regulation

German diplomatic cables and thousands of pages of leaked classified EU documents reveal behind-the-scenes efforts by governments to weaken the EU’s data protection bill.

LobbyPlag.eu, which obtained the cables and documents, on Tuesday (10 March), found that 132 of 151 (87%) changes by member states lowered privacy protections.

Country: EU

Domains: Privacy

Stakeholder: Government

Tags: leaked documents, data protection, law proposal, EU, low privacy protection, fundamental rights, lobby

Posted on Wednesday 11 March 2015

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