Oct 252013
 
 October 25, 2013  Laws, Non-U.S.

Frances Robinson, Sam Schechner, Laurence Norman report:

European leaders pushed backed the time frame for adopting a strict new data-protection law Thursday, exposing rifts on key proposals aimed at boosting the continent’s digital economy.

During the first day of a summit of European Union heads of government in Brussels, leaders from the 28 member states agreed to eliminate a 2014 target for passing the new data protection law, which had gained momentum in the run up to the summit. In a statement, the leaders said the stricter rules should be adopted in a “timely” fashion.

Read more on the Wall Street Journal.

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