Justice Michael Kirby wins award for work on OECD Privacy Guidelines

The Honourable Michael Kirby has been selected by EPIC as the 2010 recipient of the International Privacy Champion Award. Justice Kirby was recognised for his leading role in the development of the OECD Privacy Guidelines in 1980.This year the OECD is marking the 30th Anniversary of the Guidelines with a series of events, in preparation for a review in 2011 to assess whether the Guidelines need to be revised. The award was announced on 28 January – a key day in the privacy calendar for raising awareness about privacy issues with events held throughout Europe and North America.

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