What progress on the GDPR? The work of the European Commission

Passed in April 2016, the General Data Protection Regulation has to be applied as of 25 May 2018. The Regulation aims to modernise the European data protection framework in order to take into account technological advances and to reduce juridical differences between the Member States. It replaces the Directive 95/46/EC.
The implementation in each

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The Commission must suspend the Safe Harbor!

September 23rd 2015 – In his opinion, the advocate general of the European Union Court of Justice, Yves Bot, argues that the Safe Harbor agreement, which allows the transfer of personal data of European citizens to the United States is “invalid”. Thus, he confirms what the civil society and the European Parliament continuously asserted: the Commission must suspend immediately this agreement which infringes the fundamental rights of European citizens.

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Statewatch: The Commission would be planning to use coercion in order to obtain asylum seekers and migrants’ fingerprints

March,10 2015 –The European Commission and the Member States would be discussing the « best practices to follow»in order to obtain asylum seekers and illegal immigrants’ fingerprints by force. Their fingerprints have to integrate EURODAC data base so that the Dublin III Regulation can be applied. The Commission would be considering putting forward the « use of a proportionate degree of coercion » against naysayers, including vulnerable people and minors.

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