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EU states agree reform of telecom privacy rules after 4 years of negotiations

Wednesday 10 February 2021 | 15:51 CET | News
The EU states have reached a compromise on reforming the ePrivacy directive, which covers privacy protection over communications networks. Work to reform the directive from 2002 started four years ago, in an attempt to extend the provisions to new forms of communication over the internet and mobile apps. Telecom operators said they support the underlying principle of confidentiality of communications, but want to ensure they are on a level regulatory footing with OTT services.

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Countries: Europe
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