In response to a request of the European Parliament of 6 February 2019, the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights has issued an Opinion on the Proposal for a Regulation on preventing the dissemination of terrorist content online and its fundamental rights implications.
Last March, nearly 90 million users discovered that their personal data had been abused as the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal broke. This happened just two months before Europe’s revamped data protection rules were due to apply. Marking Europe’s Data Protection Day on 28 January, FRA urges users to regain control of their personal data.
In policing and border management, officials increasingly use profiling to support their work. But is it always lawful? The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights’ updated guide helps answer this question with tips on how to avoid unlawful profiling.