Restructured EC to Face Privacy Challenges

    Jan 05, 2015

    After the European Parliament’s election earlier this year, the European Union’s (EU) executive branch has a new structure. According to a recent article, the European Commission’s (EC) functions remain as they were, but it now has one president, seven vice presidents who are responsible for designated policy areas, and 20 commissioners.

    As the EU’s main policy-making body, the EC will continue to advance the data protection legislative reform that is to lead to a new legal framework for privacy across the EU. The article discusses five impending privacy-related challenges the EC will face.


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