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German state regulators warn GDPR enforcement at risk due to lack of personnel

Thursday 12 April 2018 | 14:21 CET | News
Germany's state data protection commissioners say they are unable to adequately prosecute data privacy violations on the internet due to a nationwide shortage of personnel, reported Heise Online. Authorities in all 16 of Germany's federal states said at least another 100 employees are needed at agencies across the country according to a recent survey. Data protection commissioners in states like Hamburg and Berlin said there is a "danger" that agencies might not be able to enforce the EU's new privacy regime, the GDPR, when it goes into effect next month.

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