The European Parliament today adopted a legislative agreement on the reform of the EU's data protection rules, finalising the new law. After the vote Green MEP and European Parliament draftsperson/rapporteur on the data protection regulation Jan Philipp Albrecht stated:
...The new rules will give users back the right to decide on their own private data. Businesses that have accessed users' data for a specific purpose would generally not be allowed to transfer the data without the user being asked. Users will have to give clear consent for their data to be used. Crucially, firms contravening these rules will face fines of up to 4% of revenue, which could imply billions of Euro for the major global online corporations. ...
Privacy allows us to be who we are. It offers us the freedom to think and act without being afraid of repercussions.
Respect my Privacy
The privacy issue is complex and information is scattered. We aim to inform and empower all European citizens.
Tips & Tricks
Would you like quick solutions to regain control of your privacy? We listed the most effective ways for you.
#privacy on Twitter
RT @NeonNettle: Edward #Snowden Is More Popular Than Obama In Germany And #Russia t.co/B8fW63IJIW t.co/UdyPqz4ZpxRT @TheHackersNews: The latest Hacker News Paper t.co/tTeo8UZYlh! t.co/gJIE7JE4ja #security #privacyRT @sharemindfully: Check out my ebook to learn about #privacy and security - Privacy for Humans t.co/T0wspSnelsRT @NeonNettle: Edward #Snowden Is More Popular Than Obama In Germany And #Russia t.co/B8fW63IJIW t.co/UdyPqz4ZpxRT @telosnews: Rule 41: Why #security and #privacy experts are wary. t.co/gdclutVLt0 @SearchSecurity t.co/TKqV1jb83iRT @susanbeebe: Make your iPhone Toddler-Proof with this Handy Trick #mobile #privacy t.co/1n4f4uEU7Y
Facebook WallRespect My Privacy shared Jan Philipp Albrecht's photo.