05 November 2019
"The Committee to Protect Journalists expressed concern today that a proposed European Union regulation on law enforcement access to electronic data lacks sufficient safeguards for journalists."
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See: European Parliament must push for safeguards for journalists in ‘e-evidence’ proposal (cpj.org, link):
"The Regulation on European Production and Preservation Orders is known as the “e-evidence proposal.”
Under the proposal, prosecutors from one EU member state could order internet service providers in another EU state to store or produce data without oversight from a judge in the target country, and a short timeframe for compliance, according to German news website netzpolitik.org."
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