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The EU GDPR as a clarion call for a new global digital gold standard

Friday, 1 April, 2016

The General Data Protection Regulation (or GDPR) is going to raise the bar for data protection laws around the world. Like other data protection authorities, we were closely involved in the policy discussions, though not in the negotiations. Political agreement was reached in December 2015, and the text is expected to become law before the summer.

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