Opinion on the Commission Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on a European network of Employment Services, workers' access to mobility services and the further integration of labour markets.
The use of information and communication technologies to improve the activities of national or EU public sector organisations helps efficiency and good governance. Nevertheless, the use of these technologies may raise data protection concerns, for instance if an administration has a policy of open data that could compromise the privacy of some individuals or internal government data sharing among government organisations.
EDPS Comments in response to the public consultation on the planned guidelines on recommended standard licences, datasets and charging for the reuse of public sector information initiated by the European Commission
Opinion on the Commission proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on trust and confidence in electronic transactions in the internal market (Electronic Trust Services Regulation)
Opinion on the 'Open-Data Package' of the European Commission including a Proposal for a Directive amending Directive 2003/98/EC on re-use of public sector information (PSI)
More information on re-use of public service information
Opinion on the Proposal for a Regulation amending the Common Consular Instructions on visas for diplomatic missions and consular posts in relation to the introduction of biometrics including provisions on the organisation of the reception and processing of visa applications (COM (2006)269 final), JO C 321, 29.12.2006, p. 38