Category: GDPR

The inadequacy of the US Executive Order on Enhancing Safeguards For US Signals Intelligence Activities

The new US Executive Order does not change the fact the US authorities insist on carrying out indiscriminate, untargeted mass surveillance, also of EU persons and EU governmental and non-governmental entities, by means of bulk collection of data, without independent substantive judicial oversight or effective redress.

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Amid the spying by EU Member States’ intelligence agencies, is EU law silent?

I have been thinking further about the implications in terms of the GDPR of undue access to personal data on EU persons (and others) by EU Member States’ intelligence agencies. I believe that the Court’s recognition of the regrettable “hole” in the Treaties need not be the end in this regard. In this draft paper, I discuss my line of reasoning.

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