Archive for March 2010.
No sooner is the largest existing constitutional challenge, measured by the number of co-complainants, the table (see previous blog entry), the next one comes rolling: This time is the "retention of social data" being targeted by civil rights activists, it is about ELENA.
As the FoeBuD e. V. announced on March 17, 48 hours after the call for participation is already more than 10,000 people had signed. At the time of publication of this paper, it was the 17,622th The association had initiated the constitutional complaint together with other data protection authorities and was surprised at how the news spread like an avalanche.
ELENA, which came "Electronic Remuneration Statement", the beginning of this year in force was privacy advocates from the outset as a concern. This entry »
Last week, the Federal Constitutional Court delivered its judgment in terms of data retention: it infringes the fundamental right to protection of telecommunications secrecy, so Judge Hans-Jürger paper. A clear stop sign so for the monitoring zeal of our government. And that the "slap" probably ached representative shows the response of the internal expert of the CDU, Wolfgang Bosbach, the insulted after recording the ZDF talk show "Michael Lanz" the chairman of the civil rights organization FoeBuD e. V. behind the scenes as a "flat Whistle" should have, as the club reported on March 4 via newsletter.
The majority of Germans in any case is likely to be facilitated. Against the law about 35,000 people had lodged a complaint, there was such a thing ever. It is: The citizens do not want to be glasses. This entry »
What's that for a back and forth with these outrageously expensive tax evaders data from Switzerland? The Merkel government wants to acquire it now, it was said a few days ago in the media: 2.5 million in exchange for 400 million euros evaded taxes. Not a bad deal for both sides. As does make some people thought the same, to not to take up his previous job in order to open up a lucrative side business. Light can be money today is not "earn". With the state as customers. The Use has indeed - yet. This entry »