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EU firms call for end to national data storage requirements

Tuesday 15 November 2016 | 14:52 CET | News
A wide range of industry groups has sent a joint letter to the European Commission to express their opposition to the growing number of laws and regulations requiring digital service providers to store data locally. The ltter signed by groups such as IAB, EuroISPA, Digital Europe and the CICA was sent to commissioners Andrus Ansip and Gunther Oettinger, responsible for the Digital Single Market, ahead of an expected Commission announcement on its 'Free Flow of Data Initiative' in January. The letter calls for the European Commission to confirm, through a Regulation, the general principle of

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