New leadership no easy fix for Irish DPC’s GDPR woes


Europe’s key regulator for data privacy has new leadership, but it is uncertain whether this will result in any change of direction.

On Feb. 20, the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) announced Des Hogan and Dale Sunderland had begun their five-year terms as commissioners. The duo succeeded Helen Dixon, who had been in the role for nearly a decade.

A third commissioner seat at the agency remains to be filled.

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