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  •  Germany has "data privacy ombudsmen" at both (7+ / 0-)

    … state and federal levels of government. They're empowered to conduct independent review of, and impose bans on, practices. Bans are temporary pending final rulings by Germany's Constitutional Court.

    How effective these ombudsmen are is another question, but the laws establishing them wisely place them outside of the usual ministries' chain-of-command.

    The Dutch kids' chorus Kinderen voor Kinderen wishes all the world's children freedom from hunger, ignorance, and war.

    by lotlizard on Tue Jun 11, 2013 at 08:43:41 AM PDT

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