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Proximus's appeal of Belgian privacy ruling sees questions sent to top EU court

By Matthew Newman
  • 05 Mar 2021 11:33
  • 24 Mar 2021 09:19
A Belgian GDPR fine against the country’s telecom incumbent has landed at the EU’s top court, which will answer questions on the scope of the bloc’s data protection rules and the powers of the national authorities that enforce it.

The Brussels Court of Appeal is hearing a case from Proximus, whic

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Matthew Newman

Chief Correspondent

Matthew Newman is a chief correspondent for MLex and writes about data protection, privacy, telecoms, cyber security and artificial intelligence. Matthew began his journalism career in 1991 in community newspapers. He worked as a reporter in Riga, Latvia in 1993 and then moved to Chicago where he covered local news. In 1995, he became a personal finance reporter for Dow Jones Newswires, and was then transferred to Brussels in 1999. He specialized in EU regulatory affairs, including trade and telecom issues. He began covering competition for Bloomberg News as an EU court reporter in 2004. In 2010, he was named spokesman for Viviane Reding, the EU’s justice commissioner. In January 2012, he helped launch the commission’s proposal to overall data protection rules.

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