The Court of Justice of the European Union ruled it will no longer require litigants to identify themselves, Courthouse News Service reports. The court made its decision, which has been in effect since 1 July, in part due to the EU General Data Protection Regulation. Going forward, litigants will only be identified by a set of initials, and any other personal information will be removed. The court cited its own decisions "on questions such as the right to be delisted on search engines, the validity of the commission decision finding that the United States provide an adequate level of protection for transferred personal data, the validity of the Passenger Name Record data agreement between the European Union and Canada."
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