Google Exec Says Stalled EU Data Reform Can't Be Saved

Law360, New York (January 8, 2014, 6:25 PM EST) -- Google Inc.'s global privacy counsel on Wednesday forecasted the death of a contentious proposal to overhaul the European Union's data protection regime, a day after a top EU official reiterated her belief that the rocky reform efforts could be salvaged.

In a post on his personal blog, Peter Fleischer wrote that the European Council's recent failure to support a draft version of heavily scrutinized data protection reform legislation, which had already been backed by the European Commission and Parliament, had likely sounded the death knell for...
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