Wed, May 22 2013
Venetta Shopova, chair of the Commission for Personal Data Protection
Photo: Georgi Kozhouharov
Sotir Oushev cited personal reasons for quitting the post less than a year after his appointment
Individuals, organisations and public authorities asked for input on personal data protection issues related to EU-US law enforcement data sharing agreement.
Journalist and secret service dossier commission member Ekaterina Boncheva accuses telecom, Socialist party and former PM of abusing her personal data in European Parliament election campaign.
Electricity distribution company CEZ was fined 100 000 by the Commission for Personal Data Protection (CPDP) for continued breach of privacy protection regulations. CPDP had order CEZ in 2008 to stop its practice of requiring so-called proof-of-right-of-use documentation from new clients. Documents that would prove a client's right to use a certain premise could be a rental contract or an ownership deed.
Sofia municipality and mobile phone operators are on the list of the Commission for Personal Data Protection (CPDP) as most common offenders of personal data protection legislation, the watchdog told a news conference on May 8 2008. Sofia municipality's most common violation was the way it handled the parking in the central area of the city, mediapool.bg said. Currently it is a paid zone with only people living in the area allowed to park there for free.
The funding is provided under the foreign military sales programme of the US army's Program Executive Office of Simulation, Training and Instrumentation.
The UK nationals were arrested after throwing beer bottles at people after being refused entry to a restaurant that had closed for the night.
Restoration and development projects include Madara Horseman, Arbanassi fortress, Magura cave.
Simeon Saxe-Coburg and his spouse Margarita opened a new heating and insulation system at the Tsar Ferdinand Hospital for Pulmonary Diseases in Iskrets, a project implemented thanks to the Embassy of the Sovereign Order of Malta in Sofia and the Nando Peretti Foundation.
According to the law's provisions, the commission will have the power to investigate individuals without prior notification and would not require a criminal conviction in order to launch an investigation.