The critics of controversial ACTA have been saying its ratification could be a major blow to privacy on the Internet. Under ACTA, could private parties such as rightholders and Internet Service Providers become the ‘watchers’ of Internet users?
Our ministry of Safety and Justice refuse to provide statistics about the use of ‘social media wiretaps’. In this blog post the investigatory technique is analyzed and it is contested that the statistics about the use of the technique should be released.
Public records, banking information, correspondence…the list of data accessed by police would be incomplete without Passenger Name Records. The new EU-US PNR agreement will enter into force soon – will it also bring a higher data protection standard?