Germany’s new Data Protection Act will unify its existing data privacy laws, namely the Telemedia Act and the Telecommunications Act, under one piece of legislation. The new Act also gets Germany’s data protection policies closer to the GDPR standards.
The Act is officially known as the Telecommunications and Telemedia Data Protection Act (Telekommunikation-Telemedien-Datenschutzgesetz, or TTDSG. The text of the TTDSG can be found here (in German).
This law was passed May 20, 2021.