DIGITAL FORENSIC PROCEDURES OF EUROPEAN ANTI-FRAUD OFFICE AND PROTECTION OF PERSONAL DATA
The European Anti-Fraud Office is established in order to step up the fight against fraud, corruption and other illegal activity affecting the financial interests of the European Union. In that fight essence of investigation makes a digital forensic procedure. Digital forensic procedure implies a technological inspection, acquisition, and examination of digital media or their contents using forensic equipment and software tools. The objective of digital forensic procedure is to locate, identify and collect data which may be relevant to an investigation and use it as evidence in administrative, disciplinary and judicial procedures. These operations can include acquiring personal data what may be perceived as privacy invasive. In this paper, the authors will try to analyze the legislation of European Union in this field and the European Anti-Fraud Office legislation in order to explain the conditions of use and protection of personal data.
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