Data protection reform: a softening of approach?
Proposed data protection reforms have been the subject of much discussion, debate and lobbying since the draft regulation was first issued in January 2012.
Much concern has been expressed about many of the proposed provisions, in particular the right to be forgotten, compulsory breach notification, the requirement for explicit consent, and increased fines that could be issued under the new regime.
With the passage of time, however, and as a result of that discussion, debate and lobbying, the Irish Presidency drafted a compromise text in anticipation of the negotiations between the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union. This text, if accepted, would introduce some significant changes…
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