Russia Falls In Step With EU With New Privacy Law

Law360, New York (July 3, 2013, 9:09 PM EDT) -- The Russian government put a privacy law on the books Wednesday that restricts the collection and sharing of individuals' personal information, in response to the country's recent entry into a European regulatory regime meant to safeguard personal data.

The law, signed by President Vladimir Putin in May and recorded in a database of regulatory acts Wednesday, amends the Civil Procedure Code, the Labour Code and a dozen other legislative acts to protect personal information across industry sectors, according to a press release from the president's office....
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