Access Now presents Creating a Data Protection Framework: A Do’s and Don’ts Guide for Lawmakers – Lessons from the EU General Data Protection Regulation to contribute to the global discourse on data protection. The paper particularly reflects on the European Union’s approach to the debate and the level of protection for personal data around the world. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of the European Union is a positive framework for users’ protection and will help users take back the control of their personal information. While the law is currently being implemented, it is already inspiring governments around the world to upgrade or develop data protection legislation, which brings massive opportunities. There are important lessons to be learned from the negotiations of the GDPR, many positive and some negative.1 From our experience, we have created a list of do’s and don’ts that lawmakers should consider when developing a data protection framework.
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