EU proposes greater data sharing between police forces

Wednesday, 28 March 2007, 11:39 AM EST

The German Presidency of the European Union wants police forces across Europe to be able to share data more freely and wants a single body to be in charge of overseeing the process.

The changes are contained in a framework decision proposed by the Presidency to the European Commission designed to outline the protections citizens can expect when their personal data is handled by police and judicial authorities. The agreement augments the Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC and deals with the so called "third pillar", which relates to law and order matters.

At The Register.

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