Tech Firms Gird for New EU Privacy Law

The new law is expected to be signed Tuesday, and will tighten privacy protections for online users

By Natalia Drozdiak and Sam Schechner
Dec. 13, 2015 12:53 p.m. ET

BRUSSELS—Technology firms are girding for tough provisions in a new privacy law that European Union officials are likely to agree upon Tuesday, setting up for what executives say could be years of court battles.

The European Parliament, representatives of the national governments and the European Commission—the bloc’s executive body—have been negotiating for the past four years to agree on a final version of the EU-wide…

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