In a bittersweet ruling, EU Court of Justice allows EU-wide border surveillance scheme but clarifies its limits
Despite years of Access Now campaigning against the PNR Directive, the CJEU has ruled that the Directive is compatible with EU law and human rights.
Analysis: Will the PNR Directive entrench automated suspicion?
If the CJEU upholds the automated passenger profiling under the PNR Directive, it could have profound negative consequences for the right to privacy.
Border surveillance: what Europe’s “PNR” ruling means for your privacy
When you travel, your fundamental rights are at risk. Fortunately, a ruling this summer in Europe can mitigate that risk, even beyond EU borders.
We (still) know where you’ll be next summer
No matter who you are or where you’re from, if your plans include crossing a border in the EU, your private information is fair game. If you choose to visit the US, the situation may be even worse.
EU Commission to keep watch on Belgium’s rights-harming, disproportionate Passenger Name Record system
We need real security, not what amounts to security theatre.
Access Now notifies European Commission that Belgium’s plan for PNR system breaches EU law
Belgium’s proposed PNR plan is disproportionate, risks harming rights, and would violate European law.
Europe approves privacy-invasive PNR Directive and privacy-protecting GDPR in one day
The European Parliament has approved a dangerous passenger surveillance directive, while at the same time adopting privacy-enhancing data protection rules for all of Europe.
The stormy seas of privacy in Europe
Europe has approved privacy-invasive and privacy-protecting legislation in one day.
We (probably) know where you’ll be next summer
The EU wants to create databases of information about everyone flying into, out of, or across Europe—no matter where you’re from or why you’re travelling.