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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

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  • 68th Plenary Session of the European Data Protection Board (EDPB)

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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.

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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