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Is the EU Privacy Culture a Myth?

by French Caldwell  |  July 22, 2010  |  2 Comments

My colleague Carsten Casper sent this interesting note earlier this week: Ever wondered what sort of information the EU (!) collects about its citizens? Here is the answer: http://europa.eu/rapid/pressReleasesAction.do?reference=MEMO/10/349&form%20at=HTML&aged=0&language=EN&guiLanguage=en Criminal records, fingerprints, Visa information,… in short: there are 18 different EU mechanisms, i.e. not counting national systems. The responsible EU Commissioner, Cecilia Malmström, was surprised […]

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