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. 


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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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?

Event date

9 Nov 2018 | 6.00 pm – 7.30 pm ical | gcal



Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society,  Französische Straße 9,  10117 Berlin


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