European Data Protection Supervisor

On October 16, 2014, the 36th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners in Mauritius hosted a panel including representatives from the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS), international NGO Access, and Hunton & Williams to discuss the need for a coordinated approach to net neutrality and data protection.
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On June 14, 2013, the European Data Protection Supervisor issued an Opinion addressing (1) the joint communication of the European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy on their cybersecurity strategy, and (2) the European Commission’s proposed draft directive on measures to ensure uniformly high security measures for network and information security across the EU.
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On March 20, 2013, the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs held legislative deliberations regarding the European Commission’s proposed General Data Protection Regulation. This blog post provides highlights from the deliberations, including opinions from Jan Philipp Albrecht and Jacob Kohnstamm.
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On March 15, 2013, European Data Protection Supervisor Peter Hustinx sent a letter to the European Parliament’s LIBE Committee providing comments on the European Commission’s proposed revised data protection framework. This blog post summarizes some key points from Hustinx’s letter.
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On November 20, 2012, the European Network and Information Security Agency published a new report entitled “The Right to Be Forgotten – Between Expectations and Practice.” The report focuses on the technical implications of how this right is addressed in the draft EU General Data Protection Regulation.
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