About: Jan Philipp Albrecht

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Data protection 22-10-2013

MEPs agree to strenghen EU data protection rules

After MEPs voted on Tuesday to strengthen EU data protection rules, heads of state meeting tomorrow for the first European-level summit are set to focus primarily on single market issues and steer the debate away from the controversial NSA snooping scandal and data protection.
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Data protection 22-10-2013

MEPs vote on data protection rules

Lawmakers in the European Parliament’s civil liberties committee voted to strengthen Europe's data protection laws on Monday (21 October), including plans to impose fines of up to €100 million on companies such as Yahoo!, Facebook or Google if they break the rules.
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Data protection 25-09-2013

EURACTIV’s Interview with Jan Philipp Albrecht

After a tumultuous period of data snooping scandals and accusations of US spying in the EU, Jan Philipp Albrecht, one of the leading MEPs behind the EU's draft data protection regulation, tells EURACTIV that Parliament will finalise rules by the end of its mandate, because it cannot wait.