On Feb. 21, the Croatian presidency published its proposals to break the ePrivacy Regulation deadlock. Seven previous EU presidencies have tried and failed to find a compromise between member states. In a radical departure from previous drafts, the presidency has suggested changes to Articles 6 and 8 that would see “legitimate interest” as a legal basis to process metadata and collect information from the terminal equipment — potentially replacing user consent. Jennifer Baker reports on the reaction to the Croatian presidency’s proposal in this piece for The Privacy Advisor.
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