CIO May 21, 2012 May 28, 2012,
Volume 171, Issue 5
"As the U.K. prepares to begin enforcing its version of the European Union's E-Privacy Directive later this week, the 27-member nations of the E.U. are considering new draft legislation that would reform and harmonize data protection laws...
the U.K. will begin to enforce the amended Directive on Privacy and Electronic Communicationsbetter known as the E-Privacy Directive-which it passed last year. Meanwhile, all 27 member nations of the economic and political confederation are debating much broader draft legislation, introduced by the European Commission (E.C.) in January, which would reform and harmonize data protection laws across the E.U..."