11.05.2013

Irish EU Presidency Note: General Data Protection Regulation - Specific issues (scope, consent etc.)

Statewatch has published a note dated 24.04.2013 (pdf) from the Irish Presidency to COREPER regarding the "Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (General Data Protection Regulation) - Specific issues" including an Annex with the wording proposed by the Presidency:

[...] The second examination has allowed the Presidency to identify a number of pivotal issues, the resolution of which requires political guidance. The following items are submitted to COREPER for consideration:
- Material scope
- Territorial scope
- Definition of consent
- Data processing principles
- Freedom of expression and access to public documents.
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Update: Don't miss this analysis at netzpolitik.org (in German).