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See now FAQ on Swift also in French, German, Italian and Finnish In German http://www.edri.org/files/SWIFT-FAQ_2010-02-10-DE.pdf In Italian http://www.edri.org/files/SWIFT-FAQ_2010-02-10-IT.pdf In French http://www.edri.org/files/SWIFT-FAQ_2010-02-10-FR.pdf In Finnish http://www.effi.org/uutiset/100209-swift-faq-sopimus.html After the Civil Liberties committee in the European Parliament (EP) rejected on 5 February 2010 the interim nine-month SWIFT deal between the EU and US, now it will be up to… » read more

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Article published in EDRi-gram 7.17, 9 September 2009 On 1 September 2009, the Civil Liberties Committee of the European Parliament (LIBE) held a hearing on the renewal of the agreement which is now under negotiations between the EU and the USA on data transfers via the SWIFT financial data network. LIBE members have shown concern… » read more

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Article published in EDRi-gram 7.7 – 8 April 2009 The new developments on the Telecom Package over the last two weeks, with the approval of a new text in the IMCO (Internal Market Committee) of the European Parliament (EP) and the initiation of the trialogue between EU Council, the European Commission and the Parliament in… » read more

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Article published in EDRi-gram 7.6 Several alarming amendments to the Telecom Package second reading in the European Parliament are to be voted on 31 March 2009 by ITRE/IMCO committee. The amendments are meant to give additional control to the entertainment industry, telecoms and IT security companies over the Internet. An agreement on several delicate issues… » read more

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Press release by La Quadrature du Net, European Digital Rights (EDRi), Working Group on Data Retention (AK Vorrat), and Netzpolitik.org, 2009-01-28: EU proposal puts confidential communications data at risk Civil liberties groups La Quadrature du Net, European Digital Rights (EDRi), AK Vorrat, and Netzpolitik.org are urging the European Parliament to heed advice given by the… » read more

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