CISPE is pleased to submit this response to the public consultation on improving cross-border access to electronic evidence in criminal matters. The purpose of our response is to provide the Commission with key recommendations for the upcoming legislative process.
We recognize the legitimate needs of law enforcement authorities to investigate criminal and terrorist activity, and cooperate with them when they observe legal safeguards for conducting such investigations.
However, upon receipt of valid and binding order of a governmental body cloud service provider should be able to cooperate in ways that are (i) proportionated to the threat and (ii) consistent with protecting consumer privacy, security of the network and legitimate customer’s needs (iii). respect for other countries’ laws.
Read the response here.