• On November 9, 2007, EU Member States reached agreement on the rules which should apply to data processed in the framework of police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters. The Council framework decision covers personal data collected by police and judicial authorities in the Member States, and transferred, or made available to similar authorities in other EU countries (Europolitics, November 12, 2007, p. 9)
  • A group of British parliamentarians have called on the UK government to block extra funding for the EU global positioning system Galileo, arguing that there is an “alarming lack of detail in cost estimates for the €3.4bn system and that it could be obsolete as soon it is launched” (FT, November 12, 2007, p. 4)