Entries by European Parliament Web Team from 04/2012

Balancing the Fight Against Terrorism Against the Right to Privacy

| Posted 04.17.2012 | UK Politics

Catching terrorists is not always about James Bond-style spying with white-knuckle chases and high-tech gadgets. These days results are often achieved in the office by analysing dry sets of data. Although effective, there are concerns that using data in this way could be abused for other ends.

A New Take on Creating Legislation

| Posted 04.23.2012 | UK Politics

If two heads are better than one, a million must be a veritable diamond deposit ready to be extracted. Starting this month the EU will be mining ordinary people for ideas on new legislation.