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Dutch social democrats to propose new data privacy law

Tuesday 25 November 2014 | 10:41 CET | News
MPs from the ruling social democrat party PvdA have called for a new law to protect the privacy of citizens and limit the use of personal data by businesses and government bodies. In a debate over the ministry of justice's budget for the coming year, the MPs Jeroen Recourt and Astrid Oosenbrug said they will propose this week new legislation, in an attempt to bring the law up to date. The current law dates back to 1904 with multiple small amendments over the years. The MPs said a complete overhaul is needed to reflect the growing use of digital technologies to collect personal data. The new

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