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Council of the EU Releases Draft Compromise

PRIVACY LAW—EU

June 5, 2013

The Council of the European Union has released a draft compromise text in response to the European Commission’s proposed data protection regulation. According to Hunton & Williams’ Privacy and Information Security Law Blog, the text narrows the scope of the regulation and “seeks to move from a detailed, prescriptive approach toward a risk-based framework.” In this exclusive for The Privacy Advisor, Centre for Information Policy Leadership President Marty Abrams and Wilson Sonisini Senior Of Counsel Christopher Kuner both share their insights of this latest development, which has some privacy advocates up in arms.
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