Statewatch article: RefNo# 32307
EU: Data protection supervisor's warning on EU police information exchange and interoperable databases
Statewatch News Online, May 2013
EU: Data protection: Interoperable police systems could be unlawfully accessed, warns EU privacy body (Out-law, link)

See: European Data Protection Supervisor opinion on the European Information Exchange Model (full text, pdf)

"European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) Peter Hustinx, who advises EU bodies on data privacy issues, said that making systems interoperable with one another could lead to police databases being used for different purposes for which they were originally established. This would run counter to EU data protection laws, he said."

Background:

EU: Commission rules out new law enforcement databases - but seeks more data for Europol

EU: Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council Strengthening law enforcement cooperation in the EU: the European Information Exchange Model (pdf)

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