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Phys.org – Despite Data Privacy Scandal, No Deal Yet On New EU Laws – 7 October 2013


EU justice ministers meeting for the first time since revelations of US spying on Europeans, agreed on Monday that new data protection laws were needed but disagreed on how to proceed.

“Data protection reform is one of the most important pieces of EU legislation under discussion. PRISM was a wake-up call,” said Poland’s Michat Boni, referring to outrage earlier this year over reports of covert surveillance programmes run by the US National Security Agency in Europe.

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