LIBE Committee supports extending temporary CSAM regulation to 2025

01/02/2024 | European Parliament

The European Parliament's Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) has voted 43 in favour and 19 against, with 4 abstaining, to extend the temporary ePrivacy Directive derogation to combat child sexual abuse material (CSAM). The move is intended to prevent a legal vacuum whereby the derogation expires in August 2024. MEPs advised that the current rules should be extended until 3 May 2025 but cannot be extended further. MEPs also emphasised the need to implement permanent rules that include prevention measures. 

Earlier in the week, European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) Wojciech WiewiĆ³rowski warned against such an extension.

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