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Personal Data Protection Bill to be debated in Parliament plenary on Dec. 8

December 2, 2022

ATHENS – A draft bill about waivering confidentiality in communications and about cybersecurity and protection of citizens’ personal data will be debated in a plenary session at Parliament on Thursday, December 8.

The bill was tabled in Parliament on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, the Parliament’s Standing Committee on Public Administration, Public Order & Justice – where the bill is currently being discussed – has invited the Hellenic Data Protection Authority, the Association of Judges & Prosecutors, the Greek Association of Prosecutors, the Association of Greek Bars, and the Hellenic Authority for Communication Security & Privacy (ADAE) to present their views on Monday, December 5.

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