Proposed surveillance package in Austria sparks resistance reports that the Austrian coalition parties have renegotiated their government programme in January 2017. This new programme contains a so-called “security package” that encompasses the introduction of several new surveillance measures and additional powers for the Austrian security agencies. These changes in the law are to be implemented by June 2017.

Country: Austria

Domains: Privacy

Stakeholder: Government

Tags: privacy, data protection, fundamental rights, intelligence agencies, security, Austria, surveillance

Posted on Wednesday 8 February 2017

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