Apr 272010
 
 April 27, 2010  Laws, Non-U.S.

A package of amendments to the Personal Data Protection Act were passed into law Tuesday after concerns over its potential restrictions on press freedom were smoothed out.

Before the amendments cleared the legislative floor, ruling and opposition lawmakers reached a consensus on exempting mass media from the legislation’s requirement that the consent of an individual has to be obtained before personal information about that person is released publicly.

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