New e-Privacy rules need improvements to help build trust

On 10 January 2017, the European Commission published its long-awaited proposal for an e-Privacy Regulation (ePR) to replace the 2002 e-Privacy Directive (ePD). This new regulation complements the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), adding more clarity and legal certainty for individuals and businesses – helping to protect our personal data by providing specific rules related to our freedoms in the online environment.

Country: EU

Domains: Privacy

Stakeholder: European Bodies

Tags: electronic communication, data protection, EU law, ePrivacy, regulation

Posted on Thursday 9 March 2017

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