New EU amendments to give more individual control over personal information

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By Emma Thomas

The EU parliament’s Civil Liberties Committee (LIBE) has approved a compromise set of amendments to the EU Data Protection Regulation that moves the parliament’s position to the left.

Two earlier proposals, from the European Commission and the EU Council of Ministers, were rejected by the committee.

It is thought that fallout from the NSA scandal was a strong factor affecting the direction of these amendments…

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