European Data Protection Supervisor
European Data Protection Supervisor

Electronic Communications, Information Society

Electronic Communications, Information Society

The digital transformation of European industry and public services have increased the competitiveness of the EU economy. As information society and electronic communications develop, we must be careful that the rapidly changing technological landscape does not threaten fundamental rights in the EU.

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08/04/2011
8
Apr
2011

Intellectual Property Rights Directive

EDPS response to the Commission's Consultation on its Report on the application of Intellectual Property Rights Directive.

06/10/2010
6
Oct
2010

Public consultation on open Internet and net neutrality in Europe - EC

Letter and comments concerning DG INFSO's public consultation on open Internet and net neutrality in Europe (Case 2010-0645)

18/02/2009
18
Feb
2009

Revision of EURODAC and Dublin Regulations: EDPS welcomes attention devoted to data protection and other fundamental rights

Today, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) adopted two interlinked opinions relating to the proposal for a revision of the EURODAC Regulation and the proposal recasting the so-called "Dublin Regulation" which determines the EU Member State responsible for an asylum application.

16/02/2009
16
Feb
2009

Universal Service & ePrivacy

EDPS Comments on some issues in the review of Directive 2002/22/EC (Universal Service)

04/02/2009
4
Feb
2009

ePrivacy

Letter to Mr A. Alvaro (MEP) regarding the effects on EP Article 6.6(a) if the scope of the ePrivacy is broadened

09/01/2009
9
Jan
2009

Second opinion on ePrivacy

Second opinion on the review of Directive 2002/58/EC concerning the processing of personal data and the protection of privacy in the electronic communications sector (Directive on privacy and electronic communications), OJ C 128, 06.06.2009, p. 28

02/09/2008
2
Sep
2008

Universal Service & ePrivacy

EDPS Comments on selected issues that arise from the IMCO report on the review of Directive 2002/22/EC (Universal Service) & Directive 2002/58/EC (ePrivacy)

23/06/2008
23
Jun
2008

Protecting children using the Internet

Opinion on the the Proposal for a Decision establishing a multiannual Community programme on protecting children using the Internet and other communication technologies, OJ C 2, 7.01.2009, p. 2

COM(2008) 106 final of 27.02.2008PDF icon
10/04/2008
10
Apr
2008

e-Privacy

Opinion on the Proposal for a Directive amending, among others, Directive 2002/58/EC concerning the processing of personal data and the protection of privacy in the electronic communications sector (Directive on privacy and electronic communications), OJ C 181, 18.07.2008, p. 1

COM(2007) 698 final of 13.11.2007PDF icon
02/05/2007
2
May
2007

2006 Annual Report - Time for the EU administration to show data protection compliance

During his third year of activities, the EDPS continued to invest in the establishment of an advanced data protection culture within the EC institutions and bodies. Since 2004, almost 150 prior checks of risky processing systems and 25 opinions on proposals for new legislation have been issued. It is now time for the EDPS to broaden his supervisory activities and start to inspect and measure results.

Full text of the Annual Report:PDF icon
Press release:PDF icon
01/02/2007
1
Feb
2007

Opinion on the role of the ECB in the SWIFT case

Opinion on the role of the European Central Bank in the SWIFT case

27/10/2005
27
Oct
2005

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