The European Commission on Tuesday proposed a new Privacy and Electronic bring OTT communication service providers within scope of the EU's e-Privacy laws for the first time. Both bodies must formally approve the legislation for it to take effect. Latest Data protection and privacy News & Guides. The European Commission today published its formal proposal for a new regulation on e-Privacy (“ePR”), following publication of a leaked draft. The European Commission has proposed a draft ePrivacy Regulation that will repeal and replace the current ePrivacy Directive. The draft.