Whistleblowers exposing fraud, tax evasion, data breaches and other misdeeds will be given more protection from retaliation under new rules proposed by the European Commission on Monday (23 April). The move got praise from MEPs, NGOs.
The adoption of the new Trade Secrets Directive in the European Parliament this week, which seems all but certain, will send a terrible signal to Europeans just one week after the Panama Papers were revealed, writes MEP Julia Reda.
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