Greens table amendments to EU data protection bill

Wednesday 9 January 2013 | 11:28 CET | News
EU justice commissioner Vivane Reding hailed a European Parliament Green Party report recommending amendments to rules proposed by the European Commission when she was in charge of the EU's digital agenda, Bloomberg reports. Reding said the changes support the commission's aim to strengthen data protection rules in Europe. Jan Philipp Albrecht a Green MEP from Germany, is leading the effort to encourage social networks to allow users to move information between platforms and not tp be charged when they exercise what would be enshrined as a right to see what data companies have on them.

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Companies: European Commission / Facebook / Google
Countries: Europe
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