European Data Protection Supervisor, Peter Hustinx, issues opinion on “Review of the Data Protection Legal Framework”


18 January 2011 — The European Data Protection Supervisor, Peter Hustinx, has issued an opinion in response to the Commission’s Communication regarding the “Review of the Data Protection Legal Framework” . Hustinx agrees with the Commission that a review of the present legal framework for data protection in the EU is necessary in order to ensure effective protection in a further developing information society. On the other hand, Hustinx believes that a more ambitious approach than the one proposed by the Commission would lead to a more effective system.

It is an extremely important opinion on EU data protection and even though it hasn’t been published anywhere yet we have a great discussion and analysis from Monique Altheim, Esq. (she always seems to get the inside scoop on these things) and it is on her website which you can access with a click here (see article below for link).

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