LobbyPlag: compares text of EU regulation with texts of lobbyists’ proposals

A service called LobbyPlag lets users view provisions of EU regulations and compare them to provisions of lobbyists’ proposals.

The example currently available on LobbyPlag concerns the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Click here to see how LobbyPlag compares the GDPR’s forum shopping provision to what the site claims are lobbyists’ proposals for that provision.

LobbyPlag is an interesting use of legal text comparison tools to promote transparency.

LobbyPlag appears to have been developed by journalist Richard Gutjahr, and Marco Maas of Open Data City.

Click here for Richard Gutjahr’s post about the development of LobbyPlag: LobbyPlag: Die Copy & Paste-Gesetzgeber aus Brüssel.

HT Tim Bonnemann

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