Hamburg's Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information announced Germany's Federal Act on the Regulation of Data Protection and Privacy in Telecommunications and Telemedia took force Dec. 1. The HmbBfDI said the law pairs with the EU General Data Protection Regulation and covers "undesired access to information stored on computers, tablets or mobile phones." Additionally, the regulator highlighted user consent provisions for cookies, browser fingerprinting and other tracking. Lower Saxony's Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information also published an FAQ document on the TTDSG.
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