New documents reveal Europol’s plans to increase surveillance

The Europol work programme until the end of the year 2016 reveals that the agency’s goals are to gradually expand its surveillance capacities, to facilitate cross-border access to data, and increase the use of biometrics.

Country: EU

Domains: Privacy

Stakeholder: European Bodies

Tags: pilot project QUEST (Querying Europol Systems), EURODAC, Visa Information System (VIS), Passenger Name Records (PNR), Schengen Information System (SIS II), law enforcement, leaked document, surveillance, Europol, biometrics, cross-border access to data

Posted on Wednesday 24 August 2016

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