A new survey shows that data retention laws influence the actual behavior of citizens in Germany. 11% had already abstained from single telecommunication acts, 52% would not use phone or e-mail for confidential contacts.
In 2006, a pilot project was started to install surveillance cameras in several routes of Berlin’s subway. One condition of the project was that it had to be evaluated. The disillusioning intermediary result: A change of crime rates due to the introduction of video surveillance does not become apparent. A significant effect on the security […]
Starting next year, all communication providers in Germany will have to store all connection data for six months.