[ppml] News Article on IP addresses as personal data, according to EU privacy group

michael.dillon at bt.com michael.dillon at bt.com
Tue Jan 22 14:35:15 EST 2008

> BRUSSELS -- IP addresses, strings of numbers that identify 
> computers on the Internet, should generally be regarded as 
> personal information, the head of the European Union's group 
> of data privacy regulators said Monday."

For some background read Example #15 in this document:
4-2007_personal_data_/Opinion_04-2007_personal_data_en.pdf> Peter Scharr
is the Chairman of the group which produced this document.

The full program of the hearing is here:

There is no transcript of the meeting and no submission from Peter
Scharr or the German data protection agency so I assume that the
reported comments came during some discussion of Google's submission
which is here:

--Michael Dillon

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