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EU data supervisor stresses accountability in annual report

Friday 5 May 2017 | 11:38 CET | News
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The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS), Giovanni Buttarelli, has published his 2016 annual report, calling on the EU to build on its current momentum and reinforce its position as the leading force in the global dialogue on data protection and privacy in the digital age. Published at the mid-point of the current EDPS mandate, the EU's top privacy official said a particular focus of his efforts in 2016 was on promoting accountability, a central pillar of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into force in the EU from May 2018.

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