The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) has published an Opinion on the proposed regulation that would extend the temporary ePrivacy Directive derogation to combat child sexual abuse material (CSAM). EDPS Wojciech Wiewiórowski said: "Extending the validity of the regulation on temporary derogations from the ePrivacy Directive is not a formality. It would perpetuate the already-existing risks to individuals' privacy and their personal data, which should by no means become the norm. This proposed regulation should not be adopted until the necessary safeguards are put in place."
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