December 15, 2017

New Survey Report: Foreign Intelligence Gathering Laws (European Union, United Kingdom, France, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, & Sweden)

Here’s a recently published research report by the Law Library of Congress.

From the Intro:

This report contains information on laws regulating the collection of intelligence in the European Union, United Kingdom, France, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, and Sweden. The report details how EU Members States control activities of their intelligence agencies and what restrictions are imposed on information collection. All EU Member States follow EU legislation on personal data protection, which is a part of the common European Union responsibility.

The complete report is available here.(HTML) It’s also available as a PDF document (38 pages). We’ve also embedded the full text below.

A comparative summary is available here.

Foreign Intelligence Gathering Laws by LJ's infoDOCKET

Foreign Intelligence Gathering Laws by LJ's infoDOCKET

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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