0
Broadband

Austrian Bar President welcomes review of 'surveillance package' by Constitutional Court

Monday 11 February 2019 | 09:36 CET | News
Austrian Constitutional Court will review the so-called 'surveillance package', a legislation adopted by the government allowing authorities inter alia to apply Trojan horses to access encrypted communication of citizens, such as WhatsApp. The Austrian Bar President Rupert Wolff welcomes that, as he considers the recently adopted surveillance legislation a massive interference into privacy of citizens, reports Der Standard. 

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Internet
Countries: Austria
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Austrian government seeks to eliminate internet anonymity

Published 25 Apr 2019 12:59 CET | Austria
The Austrian government wants to eliminate anonymity on the internet, reported Der Standard. According to the government's new ...

Swiss state Trojan may cost much more than expected

Published 11 Jan 2019 10:30 CET | Switzerland
The costs of the Swiss "federal Trojan" could be higher than expected, warns the Federal Audit Office after having examined the ...

Austrian authorities include Cellebrite devices in smartphone hacking efforts - report

Published 04 Dec 2018 10:20 CET | Austria
Austrian police authorities have the ability to search through iPhones and other current smartphones despite encryption, reports ...

Austrian draft 'security package' gains approval of justice, interior committees

Published 09 Apr 2018 10:11 CET | Austria
The Austrian draft legislation called 'security package' has been passed in the Parliamentary committees for justice and the ...

Austrian government adopts communications security package with federal Trojan horse

Published 23 Feb 2018 10:30 CET | Austria
On 21 February, the Austrian government adopted the so-called security package, which introduces video and audio supervision, ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

26 Apr Eltel Q1 results
26 Apr Tecnotree Q1 2019
26 Apr KPN Q1 2019
26 Apr NEC fiscal Q4
26 Apr NTT Docomo fiscal Q4
26 Apr Sony fiscal Q4
26 Apr RTL AGM
29 Apr Chunghwa Telecom Q1 2019
29 Apr A1 Telekom Austria Group Q1 2019
29 Apr America Movil Q1 2019
29 Apr NXP Semiconductors Q1 2019
29 Apr Spotify Q1 2019
29 Apr SBA Communications Q1 2019
29 Apr ON Semiconductor Q1 2019
29 Apr Idemia Q1 2019
29 Apr Harmonic Q1 2019
29 Apr Alphabet Q1 2019
29 Apr Sohu Q1 2019
29 Apr Televisa Q1 2019
29 Apr China Telecom Q1 2019
29 Apr Orange Poland Q1 2019
29 Apr On Semiconductor Q1 2019
29 Apr Network Transformation Congress
30 Apr Telenor Q1 2019
30 Apr MediaTek Q1 2019
30 Apr Intelsat Q1 2019
30 Apr Megacable Q1 2019
30 Apr Euskaltel Q1 2019
30 Apr NextGenTel Q1 2019
30 Apr Twilio Q1 2019
::: More Calendar Items