EUROPEAN DATA PROTECTION SUPERVISOR OPINION ON NEW EU LEGAL FRAMEWORK FOR GATHERING ELECTRONIC EVIDENCE (E-EVIDENCE) IN CROSS-BORDER CASES

A news release and Opinion from the EDPS on 7th November says that while it is vital to ensure that law enforcement and judicial authorities have access to the necessary information and tools that are effective in the fight against terrorism and other crimes. However, any initiative in this field must fully respect the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights and the EU data protection framework.  The new Opinion is concerned with a new EU legal framework for gathering electronic evidence (e-evidence) in cross-border cases.

https://edps.europa.eu/press-publications/press-news/press-releases/2019/edps-calls-pragmatic-and-balanced-approach-fight_en

https://edps.europa.eu/sites/edp/files/publication/opinion_on_e_evidence_proposals_en.pdf

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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