Privacy groups criticize latest EU data protection proposals

The EU's Justice Council yesterday agreed on a definitive proposal for a General Data Protection Regulation that would replace the old 1995 Data Protection Directive.

Privacy campaigners have dismissed the latest proposal for new pan-European data protection laws as “meaningless”, saying the rules will not strengthen individuals' rights over their personal information.

Country: EU

Domains: Privacy

Stakeholder: European Bodies

Tags: proposal, fundamental rights, privacy, Internet, GDPR, EU, data protection

Posted on Tuesday 16 June 2015

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