Monika Kuschewsky and Sebastian Martin of Covington & Burling write:
The German Federal Ministry of the Interior recently published its revamped proposal for an “IT Security” Law. A similar proposal had already been adopted by the previous German Government in March last year (see InsidePrivacy, German Government Proposes Cybersecurity Law, March 22, 2014). However, that proposal ultimately failed to clear the legislative process in time before the federal elections in autumn 2013. The new proposal is based on the 2013 proposal, but certain changes have been made to address some of the concerns that had been voiced as regards the previous proposal.
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