‘Embarrassing’ leak shows EU falls short of own GDPR data law

Margi Murphy Ben Riley-Smith report:

The European Commission has claimed it is not subject to the strict new data protection law that it has imposed across Europe, following an “embarrassing” leak of personal data on its website.

Officials in Brussels admitted the bureaucracy that designed the rules is not itself compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). A spokesman said the European Commission was “taking and will continue to take all the necessary steps to comply”.

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