Saturday, June 30, 2007

OECD sets international privacy cooperation framework

According to the (via the Register: International effort on privacy protection is launched The Register), the member states of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development have agreed upon a framework for international cooperation in privacy investigations. Each country will provide a point of contact for requests for assistance and standard reporting/request forms are in development. The OECD's 11 page recommendation is here: OECD Recommendation on Cross-border Co-operation in the Enforcement of Laws Protecting Privacy

The effort was led by our own Jennifer Stoddart, Privacy Commissioner of Canada.

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