European Data Protection Digest

Parliament Calls for Amended Laws

PRIVACY LAW—EU & HUNGARY

February 17, 2012

The European Parliament has adopted a resolution highlighting "serious" concerns regarding Hungary's constitutional changes  and calling on officials there to amend the laws in question "and comply with the recommendations, objections and demands of the commission and the Council of Europe," The Irish Times reports. The European Parliament has said it will release a report on whether the nation is in breach of the region's "common values." The institutional independence of data protection is one of the issues to be monitored, the report states.
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