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BfDI calls for respect for fundamental rights in connection with chat control

The Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (BfDI), Professor Ulrich Kelber, criticises the current draft regulation of the EU Commission on preventing and combating child sexual abuse: The so-called chat control offers little protection for children, but would be Europe’s entry into a groundless and comprehensive surveillance of private communications.

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Current events

G7-DPA Roundtable

Bonn

53111 Bonn

69th Plenary Session of the European Data Protection Board (EDPB)

Brussels

Centre Albert Borschette, 36 rue Froissart , B-1040 Brussels

Events in June 2022

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Events at 1. June

  • International Working Group on Data Protection in Technology (IWGDPT)

    , 15263 Tel Aviv

Events at 02. June

Events at 2. June

  • International Working Group on Data Protection in Technology (IWGDPT)

    , 15263 Tel Aviv

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Events at 14. June

  • 66th Plenary Session of the European Data Protection Board (EDPB)

    rue Van Maerlant n° 2 , B-1049 Brussels

Events at 15. June

Events at 15. June

  • 66th Plenary Session of the European Data Protection Board (EDPB)

    rue Van Maerlant n° 2 , B-1049 Brussels

Events at 16. June

Events at 16. June

  • Conference of the European Data Protection Supervisors (EDPS)

    Rue Barastraat 175, 1070 Brussels

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Press releases

BfDI calls for respect for fundamental rights in connection with chat control

The Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (BfDI), Professor Ulrich Kelber, criticises the current draft regulation of the EU Commission on preventing and combating child sexual abuse: The so-called chat control offers little protection for children, but would be Europe’s entry into a groundless and comprehensive surveillance of private communications.

BfDI welcomes G7 Digital Ministers’ commitment to democratic values in international data flows

The Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (BfDI), Professor Ulrich Kelber, welcomes the declaration adopted today by the Digital Ministers under the German G7 Presidency and the action plan to strengthen a free and trustworthy data flow (Data Free Flow with Trust / DFFT).

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