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EU considers data protection board - report

Monday 17 November 2014 | 09:14 CET | News
A new body of European data protection authorities could have the power to adopt legally binding decisions in cross-border disputes over a company's misuse of personal data, according to a draft document seen by Reuters. Under a mechanism originally proposed in reforms of Europe's data protection laws, businesses operating in the EU would have to deal only with the data protection authority in the country where they are headquartered - even if alleged mishandling of data affects citizens in another country. A new proposal by Italy, which holds the rotating European presidency, gives all

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