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EU political ads law should ban use of ‘sensitive’ personal data, Germany and other states say

By Nicholas Wallace
  • 09 Mar 2023 17:41
  • 09 Mar 2023 17:41
Germany is pushing for stronger protections for sensitive personal data in a new EU law on targeted political advertising currently in the final stages of talks between the bloc's legislative institutions.
The regulation on Transparency and Targeting of Political Advertising is currently being negotiated between the Council of the EU,

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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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