Dutch Parliament agrees to expand capacity at data protection regulator

Wednesday 10 February 2021 | 11:19 CET | News
Dutch data protection regulator AP is getting more power to investigate data leaks, following a decision approved by the Dutch Parliament. The budget for the AP will increase, allowing the regulator's workforce to more than double to 470 next year from its current 184 employees.

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Companies: Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens
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