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EDPS concerned about data collection in new passenger bill

Friday 25 September 2015 | 10:51 CET | News
The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS), Giovanni Buttarelli, has issued his formal opinion on the EU's proposed Passenger Name Records (PNR) directive, saying there's a lack of information to justify the necessity of such a scheme. According to the EDPS, the available information on the EU PNR scheme does not justify why the massive, non-targeted and indiscriminate collection of passengers' personal information is necessary and why it is urgently needed. "We encourage the legislators, in assessing the necessity of such a measure, to further explore the effectiveness of new

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