European Data Protection Digest

Schaar Releases Activity Report

DATA PROTECTION—GERMANY

May 2, 2013

New Europe reports on Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information Peter Schaar’s release of the 24th Activity Report on Data Protection, covering the years 2011 and 2012. Schaar stated the report “emphasises the increase of data protection issues by many examples from almost all areas of our lives.” Schaar further acknowledged that more and more everyday objects are requiring technology that collect data, and “Therefore up-to-date rules for handling information technology are more urgent than ever.”
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