EDPS asked CJEU strike down aspects of Europol Regulation

22/09/2022 | EDPS

The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) has asked the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) to annul two provisions of the Europol Regulation, which "have an impact on data operations" and could  "undermine legal certainty of individual's personal data." In June, EDPS Wojciech WiewiĆ³rowski expressed concern that amendments to the regulation and its data collection provisions would weaken data rights. WiewiĆ³rowski said his CJEU request supports legal certainty and ensures EU lawmakers can't "unduly 'move the goalposts' in the area of privacy and data protection."

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