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Dutch businesses to see role of data watchdog reinforced, new government says

By Cynthia Kroet
  • 15 Dec 2021 08:28
  • 15 Dec 2021 08:28
Dutch businesses will see a stronger role for the national data protection authority in the coming years, the incoming government said with the presentation of its coalition agreement today (see here).

“We will allow facial recognition tools without strict legal assessments and checks. We will invest in a strong position of the

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Cynthia Kroet

Senior Correspondent

Cynthia covers technology and telecom for MLex in Brussels. She previously reported on EU politics and transport policy, as well as Dutch and Belgian politics at newspaper European Voice and publication Politico in Brussels. Prior to that Cynthia worked as a TV and radio producer and multimedia journalist in the Netherlands and UK. Cynthia has degrees in European Studies and Journalism from The Hague University and Leiden University.

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