Privacy in Germany – Discussion with UN Special Rapporteur Joe Cannataci
Together with the Society for Civil Rights (GFF) and Reporters Without Borders (RWB) the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) is delighted to invite you to a panel discussion with Prof. Joe Cannataci, UN Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy.
PRIVACY IN GERMANY –
A discussion with UN Special Rapporteur Joe Cannataci
Friday, 9 November 2018 | 6 – 7.30 pm | doors open 5.30 pm
HIIG | Französische Straße 9, 10117 Berlin, Germany
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- Prof. Joe Cannataci, UN Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy
- Dr. Ulf Buermeyer, President of the Gesellschaft für Freiheitsrechte
- Christian Mihr, Managing Director of Reporters Without Borders
- Prof. Jeanette Hofmann, Research Director of the HIIG
Joe Cannataci will discuss the findings of his visit to Germany about the current privacy situation in Germany. Questions will be: To what extent do companies protect their customer data? What data do German authorities collect about their citizens? Are the German intelligence agencies subject to enough democratic control to prevent abuse? How threatened is the protection of journalistic sources in Germany?
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