The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS), Giovanni Buttarelli, has stated, in an article published on The Mark News website, that  it is time to “move beyond the false fad of discussing security vs. privacy.” In the article, Buttarelli writes that governments should “focus on implementing laws that take into account privacy rights as well as the indisputable need to fight terrorism.” security-of-a-country-and-privacy-of-the-individual/