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French National Assembly Votes on Amendments to Data Protection Act

On January 13, 2011, a bill containing several amendments to the French Data Protection Act was preliminarily adopted by the French National Assembly. The bill would amend several key provisions of the French Data Protection Act, including revisions regarding the authority of the CNIL, and the role of Chairman of the CNIL. … Continue Reading

Council of Europe Prepares to Review Convention 108

The Council of Europe's Consultative Committee on data protection has commissioned an outside consultant to analyze and review Convention 108, which was originally enacted in 1981 and is the only legally-binding international treaty dealing with privacy and data protection. … Continue Reading