European Data Protection Digest

Hustinx Discusses EU Draft Regulation

PRIVACY LAW

October 25, 2012

European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) Peter Hustinx has called the draft EU data protection regulation an “ambitious” undertaking, reports the Hunton & Williams Privacy and Information Security Law Blog. Speaking at the 34th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners in Uruguay, the EDPS said the draft regulation aims to provide the structure for EU data protection for the next 20 years, eliminate discrepancies in data protection requirements across EU member states and reflect the belief that privacy is a human right.
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