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Proposed EU Data Protection Rules Include Right to Be Forgotten

IDG News, January 25, 2012

Jennifer Baker

A proposed new data-protection law for the European Union includes fines of up to two percent of global turnover for companies that breach the rules, E.U. Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding announced Wednesday.

Despite rumors that the figure would be five percent, Reding insisted the legislative proposals had not been watered down. "Five percent was not something in my pipeline," she said at a news conference to unveil the proposals... Read Full Story >>

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1/25/2012
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