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Austrian data protection organisations criticise proposal to open up citizen data to research institutes

Thursday 12 April 2018 | 09:15 CET | News
The Austrian Government wants to release citizens' data for research purposes, reported Der Standard. An act enabling this should become valid from 2019. Data protection organisations such as Epicenter Works criticise the draft as unbalanced and as a threat to privacy in favour of research institutes, universities, as well as the R&D departments of businesses.

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