Freedom of Information and the EU Data Protection Directive

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James R. Maxeiner

University of Baltimore - School of Law

Date Written: October 1, 1995

Abstract

The EU Data Protection Directive attempts to balance protection of privacy and freedom of information acquisition. It does this by authorizing Member States to provide exemptions and derogations in their individual legislation.

Keywords: freedom of information acquisition, Article 10, data privacy, data protection

Suggested Citation

Maxeiner, James R., Freedom of Information and the EU Data Protection Directive (October 1, 1995). Federal Communications Law Journal, Vol. 48, No. 1, 1995, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1232750

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