Hustinx Emphasizes Accountability
PRIVACY LAW—EUDecember 14, 2010
Europolitics reports on plans to hold European institutions accountable for respecting the obligations of data protection laws. On Monday, European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) Peter Hustinx adopted a policy paper that sets a framework where the EDPS "monitors, measures and ensures data protection compliance in the EU administration." To date, the EDPS has taken a non-punitive approach. The new framework is designed to encourage proactive compliance by cracking down on those who flout the law.