Bulgaria’s Constitutional Court has ruled an article within the country’s Personal Data Protection Act is unconstitutional, The Sofia Globe reports. The article in question lays out a set of 10 criteria that are used to determine whether journalists have balanced the right to information and personal data protection. The court found the criteria is too vague and could lead to different interpretations. The criteria opened the way for the Commission for Data Protection “to have unpredictable power to interpret it not necessarily in the public interest regarding pluralistic information about the policies and activities of government,” according to the court.
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