European Data Protection Supervisor Criticizes Draft Proposal on Passenger Data Decision

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Tuesday, April 1, 2008
Author: 
Elena Papangelopoulou
Volume: 
24
Issue: 
4
Abstract: 

On December 20, 2007, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) issued his opinion on the draft Proposal for a Council Framework Decision on the use of Passenger Name Record (PNR) data for law enforcement purposes. In this opinion, the EDPS questioned the conformity of the proposal with fundamental rights, notably Article 8 of the Charter of the Fundamental Rights of the Union. He therefore recommended that the proposal not be adopted in its current version...[more]