On April 2, 2013, the Article 29 Working Party adopted an opinion analyzing the scope of the purpose limitation principle, including recommendations on how to strengthen the principle in the context of the proposed General Data Protection Regulation.
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On November 16, 2011, the French Data Protection Authority published its Annual Activity Report for 2010. The Report highlights the CNIL’s major accomplishments from 2010 and its priorities for 2011, and includes recommendations for the revision of the EU data protection framework.
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On March 17, 2010, the French Data Protection Authority published a report concerning on-site inspections and outlined its objectives for the coming year. The report indicated that the CNIL plans to conduct at least 300 inspections throughout France in 2010.

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