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German DPAs Adopt Resolutions on EU Reform, IPv6

DATA PROTECTION—GERMANY

November 20, 2012

German state and federal data protection authorities (DPAs) have adopted resolutions backing the European Commission’s work in harmonizing data protection law with the EU’s proposed regulation and introducing the migration from IPv4 to IPv6, Hunton & Williams’ Privacy and Information Security Law Blog reports. The resolutions came out of the 84th Conference of the German Data Protection Commissioners, a bi-annual conference that includes all 16 state DPAs and Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information Peter Schaar. The DPAs also published guidelines, in German, on the separation of data processing in the context of shared IT systems.
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