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Belgium unveils website detailing how government uses personal data

The Belgian government has created a new transparency portal on how federal authorities use citizens’ personal data after a long-running controversy led to an overhaul of its privacy watchdog.
The "MyData" portal was unveiled today by Privacy Minister Mathieu Michel as part of the government's Operation Transparency. The website allows

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Nicholas Wallace


Nicholas Wallace has covered data privacy and security for MLex in Brussels since November 2021. Prior to joining MLex, he worked as a freelance reporter for Science Magazine, Science|Business, and International News Services, an agency serving trade publications worldwide. He holds a masters degree in public policy, jointly awarded by the Central European University in Budapest and the Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals, and a bachelors degree in politics from Liverpool John Moores University.

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