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[EuObserver] MEPs copy-pasting amendments from US lobbyists

A handful of MEPs have copy-pasted amendments made by giant US-based IT companies directly into the EU’s new data protection law. [...]

A German Green MEP, Jan Albrecht, has also said that lobbying on EU data protection laws, especially by the American Chamber of Commerce, has reached hysterical levels.

It’s obvious there is no transparency anymore. Who is lobbying for what? There is a blurring going on,” he noted. [...]

http://euobserver.com/justice/119028