The European Commission has launched a consultation on the legal framework for the fundamental right to protection of personal data.
Short, sweet and online, it seeks views on three very broad issues:
- new challenges for data protection, in particular in the light of new technologies and globalisation;
- whether the current legal framework meets these challenges; and
- what future action is needed to address such challenges.
The deadline for responding is 31 December 2009.
Datonomy readers will remember that the recent ICO – commissioned report by RAND has some thoughts on these issues. Datonomy readers will no doubt have a few suggestions of their own…