After an appeal by LDH against the transposition of the EU Directive on passenger name records, the Belgian Constitutional Court has decided to submit 10 prejudicial questions to the CJEU, reflecting the concerns raised by privacy advocates.
Politicians arguing in favour of mass surveillance often make a distinction about the kind of information that they want to collect. They argue that just collecting our metadata, rather than content data, is fine. Let's look at that claim...
Intelligence sharing is important to fight organised crime, but - without adequate monitoring - it can also lead to human rights abuses. Liberties member CILD has launched a new campaign for greater transparency around government intelligence sharing.
Rights International Spain has raised its concerns with the UN experts on privacy and judicial independence over a failure in the Ministry of Justice's electronic communications system that could have allowed any user to access any judicial file.