In 2011, the European Commission launched a “smart borders” policy to improve border security in the European Union. This includes the use of automated border controls (ABC). Among these automated border control systems, there are four main information systems; SIS, Eurodac, ETIAS and EES. The latter, EES, will replace the
29 April 2015 – The law reforming French intelligence services is about to be voted by the National Assembly on the 5th of May, 2015. It appears as one of the new instruments implemented in the aftermath of January events by the government of Manuel Valls to sop the threat represented by potential terrorists on the French ground. But while fundamental rights such as personal data protection and privacy are threatened, the bill does not provide any guarantee for the respect of democratic values of transparency and counter-power.
27 January 2014 – For Data Privacy Day, on 28 January 2015, AEDH reaffirms its high regard for the privacy and personal data protection guarantees as set out in the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union and the European Convention on Human Rights.