Freedom of Information and the EU Data Protection Directive
12 Pages Posted: 18 Aug 2008 Last revised: 27 Feb 2014
Date Written: October 1, 1995
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
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