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There is still a link with “privacy” and human rights. The draft Regulation complies with the principles in the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU. Article 7 of the Charter is the right to respect for private and family life and the wording is similar to Article 8(1) of the European Convention on Human Rights.

CP Adds: The point of the blog was to alert readers that the Regulation is decoupled from Article 8 of the ECHR and linked to Article 8 of the Charter about data protection; the Regulation is not linked to Article 7 of the Charter.

By contrast, Directive 95/46/EC is explicitly linked to Article 8 of ECHR as described in the blog

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