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ECJ declares German data protection supervision unlawful

05.01.2010
On March 9, 2010 the European Court of Justice ruled that by making the state authorities responsible for monitoring the processing of personal data by non-public bodies subject to state scrutiny, and by thus incorrectly transposing the requirement that those authorities perform their functions “with complete independence,” Germany failed to fulfill its obligations under Directive 95/46/EC.

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