Romanian Constitutional Court declared unconstituional the law on registering prepay sim card users and public Wi-Fi users

On 16 September 2014, the Romanian Constitutional Court declared the law on registering prepay sim card users and public Wi-Fi users unconstitutional. After being adopted in an emergency procedure, several NGOs put pressure on decision makers (including in a letter addressed to the President) to declare this law unconstitutional signaling the serious infringements on private life. The law was brought to the Constitutional Court by the Ombudsman and ApTI together with AADOR-CH intervened via an amicus curiae. in the last 3 years, this law is the 4th attempt to adopt such legislation in Romania.

Country: Romania

Domains: Privacy

Stakeholder: Government

Tags: case law, privacy, prepay sim cards, unconstitutional

Posted on Tuesday 16 September 2014

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