Draft anti-terror law in Baden-Württemberg subject to controversial discussion

The Landtag in Baden-Württemberg was debating a draft anti-terror law which, inter alia, includes additional options to use video surveillance, lawful hacking and electronic tags for persons likely to threaten public security, making it one of the most restrictive anti-terror laws in Germany. The draft law was being criticized by the DPO of Baden-Württemberg: In particular, it remains unclear whether any of these measures would have an actual impact. Therefore, an evaluation clause should be included in the draft law.

Country: Germany

Domains: Privacy

Stakeholder: Government

Tags: Germany, privacy, DPO, video surveillance, public security, anti-terror law

Posted on Sunday 10 December 2017

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