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EU Parliament approves data protection legislation

Thursday 14 April 2016 | 12:34 CET | News
The European Parliament has approved new data protection regulations in the EU, bringing to an end four years of negotiations on reforming the data protection directive dating from 1995. The legislation passed by parliament includes The General Data Protection Regulation, covering the processing of personal data, and a directive governing the handling and transfer of personal data by law enforcement authorities, including across EU borders. EU states will have two years to transpose the new rules into their national laws.

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