EDPS to work closely with Europol on EU law enforcement

“Following the Commission proposal for a new legal framework for the EU Agency for Law Enforcement and Training (Europol), the EDPS has stated that robust data protection considerations can strengthen the credibility of investigations into serious crimes in the EU.

Given the increasingly crossborder nature of this work, the EDPS says it is imperative that clearly defined criteria are outlined for transfers of information to third countries and international organisations [...]“.

The full press release can be found here.



The new General Data Protection Regulation: an overview

Currently the European Parliament is about to adopt a new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Over 3000 amendments were submitted in the comittees involved with the regulation, hundreds of pages in proposals by lobby organisations had their impact on this highly volatile process. LobbyPlag aims to make this whole process transparent and comprehensible. You can compare the lobbyists requests and the committee members proposals and learn which impact the changes would have on the protection of your data.