Complete Independence of national Data Protection Supervisory Authorities: About persons, czars and data governance in Belgian debates

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Abstract

The European Commission now pursues legal action against Belgium about lack of independence of the Data Protection Authority, but the Belgium government is reluctant to see the problem. While the infringement procedure is steaming up, one of the directors of the Belgian DPA steps up, dissatisfied with attempts to make the DPA more ‘complete independent’. What is happening? What follows is an attempt to clarify a complex multilevel interplay, topped with a sauce of Belgian surrealism
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages10
Specialist publicationEuropean Law Blog
Publication statusPublished - 24 Dec 2021

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