THE EUROPEAN Commission has published a new guide, "Data Protection in the European Union," which is aimed at providing businesses a clear and understandable description of EU legislation on the subject. It is based on Directive 95/46/EC, (the data protection directive), which is also the subject of proposed reforms that take account of "new and foreseeable developments in electronic communications services and technologies." *The hard copy guide can be obtained in the UK, by calling 0800 581 591. Information is also available at ...

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