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EU Parliament approves tougher data protection regulation

Wednesday 12 March 2014 | 15:20 CET | News
The European Parliament has adopted a draft regulation preparing the way for stronger personal data protection in the EU. The text approved by the plenary session on first reading was identical to that passed by the Parliament's Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs last October. The Parliament said in a statement that the aim was to consolidate the work so far on reforming data protection, so that the new Parliament taking office after elections in May does not need to start from scratch. The EU Council, which has the final say on the legislation, decided already last autumn

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