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FYI - European Commission has set up an advisory panel to revise European Union laws on data protection

From: Casassa Mont, Marco <marco_casassa-mont@hp.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2008 13:56:50 +0000
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FYI - of some relevance for W3C PLING - as this will influence, on the long-term, privacy and DP policies, their management and enforcement


"The European Commission has set up an advisory panel including executives from Google and Intel to help it revise European Union laws on data protection.

"The aim of the group is to identify issues and challenges raised by new technologies. We are not reviewing the main data protection laws at present, but this could be a first step," said European Commission spokesman Michele Cercone. He added that the executives were chosen in a private capacity, rather than as representatives of their companies."



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