Revocation of accreditation of journalists during G20 deemed illegal by DPO of Hamburg

During the G20 summit in Hamburg, the accreditation of 32 journalists have been revoked based inter alia on datasets which have been collected illegally, according to the DPO of Hamburg, Johannes Caspar. According to him, the organizational measures to protect the data from being revealed to unauthorized persons could have been infringed. Therefore, the DPO will further investigate the case.

Country: Germany

Domains: Privacy

Tags: Germany, DPO, G20 Summit, data protection, accreditation of journalists

Posted on Thursday 21 December 2017

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