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EDPS: greater accountability of EU institutions and bodies and involvement of DPOs for better data protection

Brussels, 26-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Today, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) adopted a Policy on Consultations in the field of Supervision & Enforcement which provides guidance to EU institutions and bodies and Data Protection Officers (DPOs) on consulting the EDPS when drawing up measures or internal rules which … Read the full press release

EDPS: responsibility in the Cloud should not be up in the air

Brussels, 20-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Today, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) adopted his opinion on the Commission Communication on “Unleashing the potential of Cloud Computing in Europe” in which the Commission proposes key actions and policy steps to speed up the use of cloud computing services … Read the full press release

Commission v. Austria: Court of Justice says Austrian data protection authority is not independent

Brussels, 22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Today, the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled that the Austrian Data Protection Authority, the Datenschutzkommisson (DSK), does not fulfil the requirements of independence as outlined in the European Data Protection Directive. In particular, the Court said that … Read the full press release