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Germany: BfDI releases statement on draft law on data protection and privacy in telecommunications and telemedia

The Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information ('BfDI') released, on 15 April 2021, a statement on the draft law on data protection and privacy in telecommunications and telemedia. In particular, the BfDI addressed, among other things, the regulation of cookies and cookie consent, the proposed user identification in telemedia requirement, compliance costs, and issues regarding terminology.

You can read the press release here and download the statement here, both only available in German.