SYSTEMS: Data Protection legislation often takes years to establish and agree on, let alone implement - not least when the European Commission is spearheading any changes. But it is vitally important that both users and travel companies understand the ramifications of changes ahead in Europe. READ MORE on TechWeekEurope.
Officials within the British government are some of the most vociferous critics of the European Commission's draft data protection regulations.
The proposals aim to create a new harmonised European data protection framework.
However it is certainly not the only government, nor the only regulatory authority to suggest that some of the key proposals in the regulation are either overly prescriptive or simply unworkable.
There are two significant concerns for campaigners - the so-called "right to be frustrated" and the process around reporting data protection security breaches.
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