The Federation of German Consumer Associations (Verbraucherzentrale Bundesverband – vzbv) has appointed an advisory board for its early warning system “Marktwächter Digitale Welt”. The advisory board will be chaired by Dagmar Hartge, the Data Protection Officer of the German Federal State of Brandenburg. The other members will be representatives from the state administration, politics, civil society and science. The “Marktwächter Digitale Welt” which is financially supported by the German Federal Ministry for Justice and Consumer Protection deals with consumer complaints, empirical research and prospectively an online portal.

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