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Keeping Europe secure requires new thinking

Keeping Europe secure requires new thinking
Paul Turcu

Paul Turcu

Policy Researcher at Politheor: European Policy Network
Paul Turcu is a Research Assistant at University of Amsterdam's Institute for Social Science Research. He holds an MSc in Political Scence from the same University.
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Its coming into force was not without obstacles. Along its 9 year legal journey it has been struck down by the European Court of Justice and rejected from plenary debate, twice. It was criticized by private stakeholders, watchdog organizations and various political groups for its lackluster privacy safeguarding, excess of force and overall ambiguity. Essentially, […]

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EU-PNR directive: Overlooking EU fundamental rights will not make Europe safer

EU-PNR directive: Overlooking EU fundamental rights will not make Europe safer
Justine Chauvin

Justine Chauvin

Justine graduated with a B.A. in International Relations from the University of Geneva, and a M.A. in International Politics of the Internet (Dist.) from Aberystwyth University. Her studies focused on emerging security challenges – in particular cyber security – and new technologies’ impact on social movements. After interning at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), assisting in preparing and executing an international forum on ICTs (Telecom World 2014), she worked at the associate level at Access, an international human rights organization defending digital rights.
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Author: Justine Chauvin Simply put, the EU-PNR Directive would oblige airline carriers operating extra-EU flights (and probably even intra-EU flights) to transfer flight passengers’ data to EU member states’ national security and law enforcement agencies. The data collected, containing plethora of personal information, will be stored for 5 years (the first 6 months without being […]

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