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European Parliament Committee Approves Comprehensive Privacy Law

The European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties has voted to approve the EU data protection regulation. Before that, the committee members appointed stronger safeguards for data transfers to non-EU countries, an explicit consent requirement, a right to erasure, and larger fines for noncomplying businesses.

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