Germany’s legislation regulating the work of civil society organizations is outdated and vague, leaving them vulnerable to attacks by some politicians and commercial lobbyists, Liberties' new report finds.
Did you know that when you take a flight your personal data land on the desk of a local government agency?
Under a European Directive, EU governments collect sensitive data of air passengers. Liberties member the Society for Civil Rights is taking legal action against this mass surveillance, which has now reached the Court of Justice of the European Union.
You can find great things in Germany. Cars, kebabs, democracy. Privacy is a pretty big deal too. Can Germany make privacy a big deal for the rest of Europe?
Germany gets to set the upcoming agenda for the EU Council, and we have a number of things we’d like them to work on in order to build a stronger, more democratic European community.
Civil rights and liberties extend beyond borders: Germany’s highest Constitutional Court declares that the Federal Intelligence Service’s practice of worldwide mass surveillance is unconstitutional.
A new study examines the data carrier evaluation of refugees by German authorities. The result: refugees are subject to second-class data protection.
A German district court has referred the European Passenger Name Record (PNR) Directive to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU). This is a major step towards ending the mass processing of passenger data.
The German constitutional court has ruled that a man who was convicted of murder in 1982 has the right to be removed from results in internet search engines. Since 2014 citizens of the European Union have had the...
Dogs are great, but they are not more important to our democratic way of life than, well, democracy. But the groups that help maintain our democracy are under attack — even in Germany. Dogs are not impressed, and neither are we.