Oct 282010
 
 October 28, 2010  Non-U.S.

The European Commission has today decided to refer Austria to the Court of Justice regarding the lack of an independent data protection authority. The Commission considers that provisions setting up the Austrian data protection authority do not conform to EU rules, which require Member States to establish a completely independent supervisory body to monitor the application of the 1995 Data Protection Directive (Directive 95/46/EC).

Read more on IEWY.com.

I wish they could refer the U.S. for the lack of one, too!

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