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Protecting privacy in the digital age

Published on: 17.04.09
Source: Weekly message of Viviane Reding

"Europeans must have the right to control how their personal information is used. European privacy rules are crystal clear: your information can only be used with your prior consent."
Viviane Reding

Surfing the Internet, making phone calls or shopping online whatever one does online data are travelling across the networks of many European countries and are therefore prone to computer worms, viruses and spam. In her video message Viviane Reding talks about the threats posed to online activities.

The video message can be watched at
http://ec.europa.eu/commission_barroso/reding/video/index_en.htm or read at
http://ec.europa.eu/commission_barroso/reding/video/text/message_20090414.pdf




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