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Industry groups call on EU to reconsider ePrivacy proposal

Wednesday 9 October 2019 | 14:55 CET | News
A total of 61 European trade associations, including EuroISPA, have published an open letter urging EU Member States to ask the European Commission to reassess its proposal for an ePrivacy Regulation. The draft directive for new privacy regulations on electronic communications was proposed back in January 2017 but has made little progress on approving the text. However, the coalition of trade groups said several questions about the essential aspects of the proposal remain unanswered.

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