Today is the Data Protection Day

Data Privacy Day is an international event that occurs every year on 28th January. The purpose of Data Privacy Day is to raise awareness and promote privacy and data protection best practices. It is currently observed in the United States, Canada, Israel and 47 European countries.

MPs Will Adopt Measures to Protect Personal Data

MPs are expected today to ratify the Protocol amending the Convention on the Protection of Individuals with regard to the Processing of Personal Data.

The Protocol was finally approved during the 128th Session of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe in May 2018. Special protection is provided for certain categories of personal data - genetic and biometric.

House majority passes EU directive on data protection

Greek Parliament passed a bill on Monday that will incorporate a European Union data protection regulation into Greek law, with an overwhelming majority.
The legislation was approved by New Democracy, main opposition SYRIZA, the center-left Movement for Change and leftist MeRA25. Communist party KKE and nationalist Greek Solution voted against.