- Comment—expect sparks as EU governments, lawmakers gird for battle on ePrivacy regulation
- Updated regulation
- Data retention
- Behavioural ads
- Business interests
MLex: Internet platforms and telecoms companies got a fillip last week as EU governments finally agreed on a compromise text for the EU’s ePrivacy Regulation, overcoming years of divisions over protection of citizens’ metadata, use of tracking cookies and data-retention measures. But now the big battle begins: talks with the European Parliament to hammer out a consensus text. With lawmakers tending to focus on citizens’ privacy rights and governments on business interests, sharp policy differences will make it a long, hard fight.
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