Věra Jourová: GDPR is at a critical point and needs a revamp

16/06/2022 | Bloomberg

In an article for Bloomberg, European Commission Vice President Věra Jourová feels "targeted improvements" are needed to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). In prepared comments ahead of a speech to data regulators on Thursday, Věra Jourová said, "I want to be honest with you, we are at the crunch time now." She went on to say, "Either we will all collectively show that GDPR and its enforcement is effective and fit for purpose or others will do it for us."

In related news, on the eve of the Future of data protection enforcement conference, European Data Protection Supervisor Wojciech Wiewiórowski said in an interview with Politico that the EU General Data Protection Regulation will eventually have to be "adjusted to the future reality." The meeting in Brussels to discuss how the GDPR could be revamped ahead of the new EU Commission taking office in 2024.

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