European Data Protection Digest

Data Protection Wiki Announced

DATA PROTECTION—GERMANY

October 1, 2010

Germany has a new Wiki on data protection. Designed to be a resource for professionals and private persons, it will offer practical work aids like checklists and model contracts, easy-to-understand explanations of the terms and principles of data protection law and information about legal sources. The idea for creating a comprehensive and up-to-date resource originated last year among participants in the Data Protection Forum run by the office of Peter Schaar, federal commissioner for data protection and freedom of information. Commissioner Schaar invites all interested persons to participate in the Wiki. (Story in German.)
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