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European Telecommunications Network Operators' Association

2012

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RD376 - ETNO Comments on the EC Proposal for a General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

ETNO welcomes the European Commission’s commitment to maintaining Europe’s high standards in the protection of personal data while at the same time ensuring better harmonization throughout the EU and achievement of a fully internal market.

The latter objective can only be reached via a Regulation and therefore ETNO fully supports the choice of this legal instrument.

Executive Summary:

  • ETNO welcomes the European Commission’s commitment to maintaining Europe’s high standards in the protection of personal data while at the same time ensuring better harmonization throughout the EU and achievement of a fully internal market.
  • The latter objective can only be reached via a Regulation and therefore ETNO fully supports the choice of this legal instrument.
  • The ongoing review is a unique opportunity to develop sound data protection rules which are technologically neutral, future-proof and flexible enough to allow for the development of new services in Europe.
  • The main objective of the review should be to achieve the right balance between protecting the fundamental right to privacy and ensuring that innovation can flourish within a truly uniform single market.
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RD376 - DP GDPR

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  • Telenor
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  • Qualcomm Europe Inc.
  • Verizon

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