Europol is accused of excessive data collection

Europol, Europol is accused of excessive data collection

The European Data Protection Authority considers that Europol has a lot more data than it should. For this reason, he asks the European Police to delete all citizens’ data that are not related to criminal activity.

Her command European Supervisory Authority (EDPS) is to delete all data of citizens who have been in the possession of Europol for more than six months and are not linked to any kind of criminal activity. The European authorities are estimated to have collected a not insignificant amount of personal data of citizens, especially in the period from April 2019 to September 2020.

Personal data should be collected in accordance with the personal data protection regulations established in the European Union, regardless of the body that collects them. THE Europol is required to provide regular reports on both the data it collects and the way it manages it.

Growing up in Patras, Tassos Papanikolaou loves smartphones and any gadget can make his life easier and more enjoyable. He is studying electrical engineering and collaborates with Stem companies in Spain.

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