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GDPR's widely used 'legitimate interests' data-processing rule to be tested at EU's top court

By Sam Clark
  • 28 Sep 2022 14:19
  • 28 Sep 2022 14:19
A key provision of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation that is relied on by some of the world’s largest businesses is to have its limits tested by the EU's top judges. 
A Dutch court today referred questions to the EU Court of Justice on the interpretation of “legitimate interests,”

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Sam Clark


Sam has covered data privacy and security in the UK and Ireland for MLex since November 2021. He previously covered data protection for trade publication Global Data Review, as well as reporting on technology, media and telecoms businesses for S&P Global. He has a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s degree in journalism, both from the University of Kent.

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