EU data protection authority calls for stronger AI regulations
Europe's data protection authority has issued a call to increase the protection of "fundamental rights".
The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) issued an opinion on 13 October 2022 welcoming the opening of negotiations for a Council of Europe convention on artificial intelligence, human ... Read more
Europol’s data practices attract lawsuit from EU’s top data authority
The EDPS, which supervises the data privacy of European institutions, has asked Europe's highest court to overturn regulation changes that allow Europol to retroactively legalize personal data storage on individuals with no ties to criminal activity. The EDPS argues that the changes weaken its auth... Read more
Privacy authorities call on Europe to amend Data Act
National privacy authorities are calling on Europe's member states and parliament to amend the Data Act. According to the authorities, the bill risks violations of the GDPR.
All European privacy authorities are part of the EDPB. The organization disagrees with the Data Act, a bill recently pres... Read more
European Union will investigate privacy breaches by public sector
The European Union starts an investigation of public institutions that purchase services from cloud providers. In the coming months, 22 European privacy and data authorities set out to unveil GDPR violations by cloud providers and their public sector customers.
75 European institutions will be s... Read more
Europol mandated to delete all personal data from non-criminal records
Privacy advocates win as EDPS orders European law enforcement to comply with data protection legislation
On January 3, 2022, Europol was ordered to delete its massive stores of personal data collected from police agencies across the EU over the last six years. The order was delivered by the Euro... Read more
GDPR inquiry launched on the use of Azure and AWS in the bloc
EU's privacy regulator, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) has started an inquiry into whether the bloc's leading institutions are protecting citizens' private data when using Microsoft's Azure and Amazon's AWS clouds.
The EDPS has also opened a separate examination into whether the ... Read more
European regulator investigates Microsoft products
The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) investigates compliance with contractual arrangements between EU institutions and the tech giant. The EDPS has made this known. The research will show whether the use of the products is in accordance with privacy rules.
Various EU institutions and bodi... Read more