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Data protection: how medical researchers persuaded the European Parliament to compromise

Thompson, Beth (2016) Data protection: how medical researchers persuaded the European Parliament to compromise. LSE Brexit (11 Feb 2016). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

When the process of updating Europe’s data protection laws began, public concerns about privacy – highlighted by the Snowden affair – led to the European Parliament filing amendments that would have inhibited medical research. Fortunately, Beth Thompson writes, MEPs listened to researchers and patients and a compromise has been reached.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/brexit/
Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
K Law > K Law (General)
Q Science > Q Science (General)
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Sets: Collections > LSE Brexit
Date Deposited: 10 Apr 2017 15:47
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2019 23:16
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/73315

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