EDPB & EDPS warn lack of resources are an EU GDPR enforcement risk

13/09/2022 | EDPB

The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) and the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) have sent a joint letter to European Parliament and the Council of the European Union urging them to increase funding in order to ensure proper enforcement of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The letter comes after the European Commission rejected the regulator's request for increased staffing and financial resources in their budget proposal for 2023. EDPB Chair Andrea Jelinek said that the board is understaffed and "at risk of no longer being able to fulfil its legal duties at the service of the EDPB and of the GDPR." While EDPS Wojciech Wiewiórowski said the resourcing issues "create a serious obstacle — to the detriment of EU citizens."

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