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Article 29 WP Publishes Meeting Notes

DATA PROTECTION—EU

February 7, 2012

The Article 29 Working Party has released notes about its 84th plenary meeting in Brussels last week, during which the group undertook elections; met with representatives from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, and discussed Google's privacy policy changes and an upcoming anti-doping code revision. The party reelected Dutch Data Protection Commissioner Jacob Kohnstamm as chairman of the group, which comprises the data protection authorities of EU member states. Czech Data Protection President Igor Nemec and UK Information Commissioner Christopher Graham were reelected as vice-chairmen. The party recently wrote to the European Commission about revisions to the World Anti-Doping Agency's code.
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