Monika Kuschewsky and Vera Coughlan write:
Today, the first meeting between the European Parliament (“EP”), the Council and the Commission (called “trilogue”) took place with the aim of reaching an agreement on the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) by the end of the year.
At the press conference, Jan-Philipp Albrecht and Claude Moraes stressed two key principles:
The GDPR should offer a high standard of protection and its provisions should not go below the level of protection offered in the existing 1995 EU Data Protection Directive.
Both the GDPR and the Law Enforcement DP Directive constitute a package, with both to be negotiated and adopted together.
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