26. February 2020
Press Release Forum Privacy: Development of the GDPR must keep pace with technological development
Forum Privacy: Development of the GDPR must keep pace with technological development Eliminating deficits and strengthening data protection – the EU Commission should use the opportunity to initiate improvements in the forthcoming evaluation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which is due on 25 May 2020. Since the review of the GDPR must also take into account the comments of third parties, legal experts of the German research consortium “Forum Privacy” have developed concrete proposals for improvement in their latest policy paper “Evaluation of the GDPR”.
12. February 2019
Press Release: Automated license plate checks only within narrow constitutional limits
On 5 February 2019, the 'Bundesverfassungsgericht' (Federal Constitutional Court) announced that the Bavarian Police Task Act is unconstitutional insofar as it allows the police, without further restriction, to automatically record the license plates of all passing motor vehicles by means of a license plate reading system, to store them briefly together with information on location, date, time and direction of travel, and to compare them with license plates from the search database. Experts from the "Forum Privatheit" research association have analyzed the ruling and comment on its effects.
30. May 2018
Press Release: New tracking methods are accessing more and more data without users noticing it
The tracking of user activities on the Internet is a known data protection problem. In the meantime, however, there are a number of new tracking methods that are invading the privacy of the user unnoticed. There are hardly any effective ways to protect yourself. In its new white paper, the research association "Forum Privatheit" analyses these new tracking methods and sheds light on the economic, legal and social consequences. Ich bin ein Textblock. Klicken Sie auf den Bearbeiten Button um diesen Text zu ändern. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.