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Parliament Approves Calls for Access, Breach Notifications

PRIVACY LAW—EU

July 7, 2011

Computing reports that the European Parliament has approved a document that calls for mandatory breach notifications and granting individuals greater access to and control over their personal data. European Commission Vice President Viviane Reding lauded the vote and the report, which was authored by German Christian Democrat Axel Voss. "Putting people back in control of their personal data is a priority for me," Reding said. "I welcome the European Parliament's support for this approach."
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