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Article published in EDRi-gram 6.7 EDRi-member Chaos Computer Club (CCC) – Germany has published in the latest issue of their magazine Die Datenschleuder the fingerprint of one of the best known proponents of digital fingerprints in passports – Mr. Wolfgang Schäuble, the German Minister of Internal Affairs. The fingerprint has been printed on a plastic… » read more

Posted by Bogdan

Article published in EDRi-gram 6.7 European Digital Rights (EDRi) has joined other 42 civil liberties NGOs and professional associations in signing the amicus curiae brief initiated by German NGO Working Group on Data Retention (Arbeitskreis Vorratsdatenspeicherung). The action is destined to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in relation to the action started on 6… » read more

Posted by Bogdan

(Dieser Artikel ist auch in deutscher Sprache verfügbar) The EDPS welcomes the introduction of exemptions from giving fingerprints based on the age of the person or his/her inability to provide fingerprints. These exemptions are part of the fallback procedures that should be implemented. However, the EDPS still considers these exemptions as insufficient to remedy the… » read more

Posted by Bogdan