EU-US „Privacy Shield“

(Update: The European Commission has formally adopted its implementing decision on 12th July 2016. The related documents and an FAQ with the Commission’s spin are available here.) The so-called „Privacy Shield“ arrangement between the EU and the US is supposed to provide a legal basis for the transfer of personal data from the European Union… _weiterlesen

Merging of man and machine: questions of ethics in dealing with emerging technology

When? 8 September 2016, 09:30-13:00 Where? European Parliament, Brussels, room Altiero Spinelli (ASP) 1G3 Live stream Technology has fundamentally altered our lives and will continue to do so. Ethical considerations must remain guiding posts at all times. Undoubtedly, how we approach the regulation of emerging technologies will have wide implications for our definition of human… _weiterlesen

Attacks in Bruxelles: Stopping deficits of security cooperation instead of reflexively making demands

PRESS RELEASE – Bruxelles, 23rd March 2016 After yesterday´s attacks in Bruxelles Vice-Chair of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Jan Philipp Albrecht states: „The tragic attacks in Bruxelles show that we urgently need stronger police and security cooperation. Again, the suspects were known by the police and obviously they were in contact… _weiterlesen

Jan Albrecht & Max Schrems

Consequences for the transatlantic transfer of personal data / EP Brussels, 21 October 2015, 5 pm LIVESTREAM Jan Philipp Albrecht, the vice chair of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) and the rapporteur of the European Parliament for the data protection regulation would like to invite you for a discussion on… _weiterlesen

Can the next EU regulation guarantee data protection for all?

Wann? Dienstag, 20. Januar 2015, 15 Uhr LIVE STREAM aus dem TV Studio des Europäischen Parlaments Panelisten: Paul Nemitz, Direktor DG Just (Grundrechte und Unionsbürgerschaft), Europäische Kommission @PaulNemitz Jan Philipp Albrecht, MdEP, Berichterstatter des Europäischen Parlaments für die Datenschutzgrundverordnung und stellvertretender Vorsitzender des LIBE-Ausschusses @JanAlbrecht Pat Walshe, Director of Privacy, Poblic Policy, GSMA Moderiert von… _weiterlesen

Vorratsdaten-Studie: Data retention after the Judgement of the Court of Justice of the EU

Am 8. April 2014 hob der Europäische Gerichtshof mit seinem wegweisenden Urteil die EU-Richtlinie zur Vorratsdatenspeicherung auf. Die Grüne Europafraktion hat damals sofort ein juristisches Gutachten in Auftrag gegeben, um die Auswirkungen des Urteils zu analysieren. Diese Studie ist auch in der aktuellen Diskussion um die Massenüberwachung der Fluggastdaten (PNR) sehr relevant. Die Studie erscheint… _weiterlesen

Transatlantic Data Flows and the Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)

When? 5 March 2014, 15:00-18:30 Where? European Parliament, room ASP 1G3 Hier den LIVESTREAM ansehen Program 15:00 Welcome and introduction •    Rebecca Harms MEP, co-Chair of the Greens/EFA group 15:15-16:45 Monitoring the TTIP negotiations from a Data Protection perspective Panelists •    Imke Sommer, Data Protection Commissioner of Bremen, Germany •    Kostas Rossoglou, Senior Legal Officer,… _weiterlesen