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Germany Introduces Data Breach Notification Rules

On July 10, 2009, the Federal Council (Bundesrat) finally passed an important amendment to the Federal Data Protection Act (FDPA), which imposes comprehensive obligations on data controllers in case of a loss or unlawful transmission of personal data to third parties (data breach). The new rules apply as of September 1, 2009.  The legal obligation […]