MEPs demand action taken over sale of EU leaders' data revelations

17/11/2023 | EURACTIV

A cross-party group of MEPs have demanded the European Commission take immediate action after two reports published last Tuesday by the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) revealed sensitive data of European leaders was being sold to the highest bidder. The ICCL reports exposed the trade of real-time bidding (RTB) data on EU and US leaders and military personnel by Google and other companies to China and Russia. MEP Paul Tang called for swift action to assess the extent of the threat and demanded potential legislative measures to protect the privacy and security of European citizens. 

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