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New security breach notification requirements under amended E-Privacy Directive

The Council of the European Union approved the so-called Telecom Reform Package on October 26, 2009, providing for an overhaul of Directive 2002/58/EC on privacy and electronic communications (OJ L 201, 31.7.2002, p.37) (E-Privacy Directive). It was published in the Official Journal of the European Union on December 18, 2009. The new E-Privacy Directive contains a number of important amendments.

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