How Austrian privacy activists are taking on tech giant Google
Austria

How Austrian privacy activists are taking on tech giant Google

Austrian online privacy activist Max Schrems has taken on a new battle: taking Google to task for the "illegal" tracking code on its Android mobile phones.

Privacy challenge to data-storage law reaches constitutional court
Germany

Privacy challenge to data-storage law reaches constitutional court

Controversial new ID cards coming in 2010
Germany

Controversial new ID cards coming in 2010

Online Advent calendars collecting children’s personal information
Germany

Online Advent calendars collecting children’s personal information

Google’s web analysis tools face German scrutiny
Germany

Google’s web analysis tools face German scrutiny

Are politicians’ secrets no longer safe in France?
France

Are politicians’ secrets no longer safe in France?

Murderer has ‘right to be forgotten’, Germany’s highest court rules
Germany

Murderer has ‘right to be forgotten’, Germany’s highest court rules

German probe finds millions of medical records freely available online
Germany

German probe finds millions of medical records freely available online

Germany orders Google to stop listening in on audio recordings
Germany

Germany orders Google to stop listening in on audio recordings

OPINION: How Hesse’s privacy ban on school software hurts students
Germany

OPINION: How Hesse’s privacy ban on school software hurts students

Millions of calls to Swedish healthcare hotline left unprotected online
Sweden

Millions of calls to Swedish healthcare hotline left unprotected online

Austria privacy activists file suit against streaming sites
Austria

Austria privacy activists file suit against streaming sites

Update: parents can access dead daughter’s Facebook, German court rules
Germany

Update: parents can access dead daughter’s Facebook, German court rules

Austrian Facebook slayer launches four new cases as EU tightens data privacy
Austria

Austrian Facebook slayer launches four new cases as EU tightens data privacy

German Justice Minister vows stricter oversight of Facebook
Germany

German Justice Minister vows stricter oversight of Facebook

Facebook can’t force Germans to use their real names, court rules
Germany

Facebook can’t force Germans to use their real names, court rules

Ten secrets you can’t keep in Sweden
Sweden

Ten secrets you can’t keep in Sweden

Austrian activist can’t bring class action suit against Facebook, EU court says
Austria

Austrian activist can’t bring class action suit against Facebook, EU court says

Copenhagen to use ‘100 security cameras’ to combat gang crime
Denmark

Copenhagen to use ‘100 security cameras’ to combat gang crime

Austrian activist told he can’t bring class action case against Facebook
Austria

Austrian activist told he can’t bring class action case against Facebook

Satellite surveillance should replace tolls on Norway’s roads: council
Norway

Satellite surveillance should replace tolls on Norway’s roads: council

60 percent of Danes want more surveillance: survey
Denmark

60 percent of Danes want more surveillance: survey

Germany passes law increasing video surveillance in public
Germany

Germany passes law increasing video surveillance in public

Denmark seeks harsher punishment for ‘revenge porn’
Denmark

Denmark seeks harsher punishment for ‘revenge porn’

Fake Ferrante Twitter account sparks fresh confusion over author’s identity
Italy

Fake Ferrante Twitter account sparks fresh confusion over author’s identity

Elena Ferrante’s ‘unmasking’ sparks literary privacy row
Italy

Elena Ferrante’s ‘unmasking’ sparks literary privacy row

Germany blocks WhatsApp data transfers to Facebook
Germany

Germany blocks WhatsApp data transfers to Facebook

WhatsApp warned for passing user phonebooks to Facebook
Germany

WhatsApp warned for passing user phonebooks to Facebook

Woman sues parents for sharing embarrassing childhood photos
Austria

Woman sues parents for sharing embarrassing childhood photos

German spies ‘systematically violating constitution’
Germany

German spies ‘systematically violating constitution’

Doctor-patient trust at risk in new anti-terror proposals
Germany

Doctor-patient trust at risk in new anti-terror proposals

Most Germans in favour of compulsory real names online
Germany

Most Germans in favour of compulsory real names online

Denmark drops online snooping plans
Denmark

Denmark drops online snooping plans

France could fine Apple €1m unless it hacks smartphones
France

France could fine Apple €1m unless it hacks smartphones

Swedes least worried about internet snooping
Sweden

Swedes least worried about internet snooping

Denmark wants to watch everything you do online
Denmark

Denmark wants to watch everything you do online

High Court scolds Facebook for sending ‘harassing’ emails
Germany

High Court scolds Facebook for sending ‘harassing’ emails

Tourist sues Airbnb after finding hidden camera in flat
Germany

Tourist sues Airbnb after finding hidden camera in flat

10,000 Swedes tell Google to forget them
Sweden

10,000 Swedes tell Google to forget them

Facebook is spying on Spaniards for political views ahead of election
Spain

Facebook is spying on Spaniards for political views ahead of election

Microsoft entrusts users’ private data to Germany
Germany

Microsoft entrusts users’ private data to Germany

Democracy error 404: MPs pass data retention
Germany

Democracy error 404: MPs pass data retention

Most Norwegians want GPS tags for children
Norway

Most Norwegians want GPS tags for children

Denmark plans to collect all passenger data
Denmark

Denmark plans to collect all passenger data

‘French Snowdens’ to get protection under law
France

‘French Snowdens’ to get protection under law

France unveils spying rules after terror attacks
France

France unveils spying rules after terror attacks

French far-right boss sues mag that outed him
France

French far-right boss sues mag that outed him

‘Take down Facebook honeymoon snaps’: court
Italy

‘Take down Facebook honeymoon snaps’: court

EU backs Spain over ‘right to be forgotten’
Spain

EU backs Spain over ‘right to be forgotten’

Italy fines Google €1m for privacy breach
Italy

Italy fines Google €1m for privacy breach

Why France must fight US internet giants
France

Why France must fight US internet giants

Lexbase set to reopen from California: report
Sweden

Lexbase set to reopen from California: report

Spy agency warns Swedes over ‘leaky’ apps
Sweden

Spy agency warns Swedes over ‘leaky’ apps

Lexbase official quits as controversy rages
Sweden

Lexbase official quits as controversy rages

‘Crime record site shows Sweden’s constitution needs to be rewritten’
Sweden

‘Crime record site shows Sweden’s constitution needs to be rewritten’

Site lets Swedes snoop on friends’ criminal past
Sweden

Site lets Swedes snoop on friends’ criminal past

Swedish police want investigation drones
Sweden

Swedish police want investigation drones

RECAP: Hollande faces media after affair claims
France

RECAP: Hollande faces media after affair claims

Trierweiler wants urgent ‘clarification’ over affair
France

Trierweiler wants urgent ‘clarification’ over affair

Hollande affair claims: ‘France won’t punish him’
France

Hollande affair claims: ‘France won’t punish him’

Google fined €150,000 in French privacy row
France

Google fined €150,000 in French privacy row

‘The world needs to know what France is up to’
France

‘The world needs to know what France is up to’

Can Germany really keep bytes within its borders?
Germany

Can Germany really keep bytes within its borders?

Uproar over French plan to extend online spying
France

Uproar over French plan to extend online spying

France orders Google to block Mosley orgy photos
France

France orders Google to block Mosley orgy photos

Berlin blogger records entire life online
Germany

Berlin blogger records entire life online

SBB mistakenly hoards fare-dodger data
Switzerland

SBB mistakenly hoards fare-dodger data

Swedes sound off on privacy: ‘I don’t care’
Sweden

Swedes sound off on privacy: ‘I don’t care’

Bundesrat overturns ’57-second’ data law
Germany

Bundesrat overturns ’57-second’ data law

Data protector ‘cannot check police spyware’
Germany

Data protector ‘cannot check police spyware’

Pixelhead – the ultimate in anonymous?
Germany

Pixelhead – the ultimate in anonymous?

Should Schufa trawl your Facebook page?
Germany

Should Schufa trawl your Facebook page?

Streetside taken down after privacy complaints
Germany

Streetside taken down after privacy complaints

Google cars ‘meant to collect internet info’
Germany

Google cars ‘meant to collect internet info’

Expanding drone fleet raises privacy concerns
Germany

Expanding drone fleet raises privacy concerns

Judge to confiscate Facebook account
Germany

Judge to confiscate Facebook account

German papers win paparazzi case in Europe
Germany

German papers win paparazzi case in Europe

Drug data firm ‘sold raw info’ to big pharma
Germany

Drug data firm ‘sold raw info’ to big pharma

Cops allowed to film on Reeperbahn
Germany

Cops allowed to film on Reeperbahn

Government divided over phone data law
Germany

Government divided over phone data law

Data protection official accuses Facebook of new privacy breach
Germany

Data protection official accuses Facebook of new privacy breach

Court tells Google how to avoid liability for blog posts
Germany

Court tells Google how to avoid liability for blog posts

Facebook to give German state privacy exemption
Germany

Facebook to give German state privacy exemption

Microsoft’s Streetside better accepted than Google’s Street View
Germany

Microsoft’s Streetside better accepted than Google’s Street View

Aigner warns fellow ministers against using Facebook
Germany

Aigner warns fellow ministers against using Facebook

Facebook signs up to voluntary privacy code
Germany

Facebook signs up to voluntary privacy code

Facebook ‘like’ button declared illegal
Germany

Facebook ‘like’ button declared illegal

Police officers riled by new ID requirement
Germany

Police officers riled by new ID requirement

Facebook facial recognition called illegal
Germany

Facebook facial recognition called illegal

Anti-terror laws extended for four years
Germany

Anti-terror laws extended for four years

Microsoft offers opt-out for ‘Streetside’ online map service
Germany

Microsoft offers opt-out for ‘Streetside’ online map service

Microsoft starts filming for ‘Streetside’ online map service
Germany

Microsoft starts filming for ‘Streetside’ online map service

Fake census forms probe drug consumption and penis size
Germany

Fake census forms probe drug consumption and penis size

Court defends magazine ‘rich lists’
Germany

Court defends magazine ‘rich lists’

Data protection officials target web advertising
Germany

Data protection officials target web advertising

In privacy-crazed Germany, web users neglect online security
Germany

In privacy-crazed Germany, web users neglect online security

Google to hire hundreds in Germany
Germany

Google to hire hundreds in Germany

Facebook beefs up ‘Friend Finder’ privacy for German users
Germany

Facebook beefs up ‘Friend Finder’ privacy for German users

Firm develops internet ‘eraser’ for web photos
Germany

Firm develops internet ‘eraser’ for web photos

Germany plans increased web privacy protection
Germany

Germany plans increased web privacy protection

Justice Minister warns against ‘exploiting’ terror
Germany

Justice Minister warns against ‘exploiting’ terror

Google Street View goes online
Germany

Google Street View goes online

Digitally desecrating Germany’s landscape
Germany

Digitally desecrating Germany’s landscape

Village asks to be wiped from Google’s map
Germany

Village asks to be wiped from Google’s map

Google offers German Street View preview
Germany

Google offers German Street View preview

Quarter-million opt out of Google Street View
Germany

Quarter-million opt out of Google Street View

Google Street View opt-out deadline is nigh
Germany

Google Street View opt-out deadline is nigh

Payment firms slammed for collecting EC card customer data
Germany

Payment firms slammed for collecting EC card customer data

Masses opting out of Google Street View
Germany

Masses opting out of Google Street View

Facebook under fire for privacy glitch
Germany

Facebook under fire for privacy glitch

Google boss tries to allay German privacy fears
Germany

Google boss tries to allay German privacy fears

De Maizière suggests ‘digital eraser’ for online privacy
Germany

De Maizière suggests ‘digital eraser’ for online privacy

Defendant incriminates Deutsche Telekom boss in illegal search
Germany

Defendant incriminates Deutsche Telekom boss in illegal search

Politicians call for ‘geotagging’ laws ahead of data summit
Germany

Politicians call for ‘geotagging’ laws ahead of data summit

Drugstore Schlecker customer information exposed on web
Germany

Drugstore Schlecker customer information exposed on web

Google extends opt-out deadline for Street View
Germany

Google extends opt-out deadline for Street View

German angst alone cannot stop Google
Germany

German angst alone cannot stop Google

Cabinet to consider tougher Street View rules
Germany

Cabinet to consider tougher Street View rules

Aigner wants longer opt- out limit for Street View
Germany

Aigner wants longer opt- out limit for Street View

German privacy gets tangled in Google’s web
Germany

German privacy gets tangled in Google’s web

Politicians plan Google Street View privacy law
Germany

Politicians plan Google Street View privacy law

Debate heats up over Google Street View
Germany

Debate heats up over Google Street View

Google to launch ‘Street View’ for 20 cities
Germany

Google to launch ‘Street View’ for 20 cities

Aigner unfriends Facebook
Germany

Aigner unfriends Facebook

Westerwelle stresses privacy concerns to Google founder Page
Germany

Westerwelle stresses privacy concerns to Google founder Page

Prosecutors probe Google for data breach
Germany

Prosecutors probe Google for data breach

Google gathering private data via ‘Street View’
Germany

Google gathering private data via ‘Street View’

Consumer group urges users to ditch Facebook
Germany

Consumer group urges users to ditch Facebook

Court rules anti-terror data storage illegal
Germany

Court rules anti-terror data storage illegal

One quarter of Germans fine with microchip skin implant
Germany

One quarter of Germans fine with microchip skin implant

Facebook comes under German law
Germany

Facebook comes under German law

Google ‘Street View’ hits fresh privacy snag
Germany

Google ‘Street View’ hits fresh privacy snag

Pirate Party protests ‘naked’ scanners in their underpants
Germany

Pirate Party protests ‘naked’ scanners in their underpants

Police wiretapping surveillance surges
Germany

Police wiretapping surveillance surges

25,000 march for more privacy from authorities
Germany

25,000 march for more privacy from authorities

Health insurance sold patient data illegally
Germany

Health insurance sold patient data illegally

Telekom spy scandal investigators raid executives’ houses
Germany

Telekom spy scandal investigators raid executives’ houses

Bahn and Telekom admit to spying on staff
Germany

Bahn and Telekom admit to spying on staff

Deutsche Bahn spied on its own managers
Germany

Deutsche Bahn spied on its own managers

Official raises doubts over data privacy in Germany
Germany

Official raises doubts over data privacy in Germany

Ex-Telekom official arrested in spy scandal
Germany

Ex-Telekom official arrested in spy scandal

Lonely hearts’ real info available to all on internet
Germany

Lonely hearts’ real info available to all on internet

Telekom mobile phone customers’ data available on internet
Germany

Telekom mobile phone customers’ data available on internet

Dassault claims Siemens violated trade secrets
Germany

Dassault claims Siemens violated trade secrets

Berlin to tighten data protection law amid privacy scandals
Germany

Berlin to tighten data protection law amid privacy scandals

Information on entire German population in circulation
Germany

Information on entire German population in circulation

CD with 17,000 German bank accounts found
Germany

CD with 17,000 German bank accounts found

German privacy experts wary of Google photo project
Germany

German privacy experts wary of Google photo project

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Germany

Half of Germans favour digital fingerprints on IDs

Lufthansa reportedly snooped on journalist
Germany

Lufthansa reportedly snooped on journalist

German cabinet approves contentious bills for terror data
Germany

German cabinet approves contentious bills for terror data

Makatsch loses court case over baby photos
Germany

Makatsch loses court case over baby photos

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Germany

Debit card warning for shoppers at spy-happy Lidl

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Germany

A new basic right for IT privacy

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Sweden

Editorial: No privacy, no integrity

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Sweden

Sweden’s privacy protection ‘second worst in EU’

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Sweden

New site makes checking friends’ income easy

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Sweden

Snoop site removes last four digits

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Sweden

Stockholm police await CCTV decision

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Sweden

Snoop website to be stopped

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Sweden

State to stop asking for wealth declaration

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Sweden

Sweden considers secret photography ban

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Sweden

Liberal Party addresses treatment of personal data

Sweden closer to new wire-tapping law
Sweden

Sweden closer to new wire-tapping law

Russians plan to dodge Swedish spies
Sweden

Russians plan to dodge Swedish spies

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Sweden

Snoop law to be tried in European court

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Sweden

Privacy sacrificed for service at local Swedish council

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Sweden

‘Exempt Swedes from FRA surveillance’

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Sweden

Swedish court to rule on school lunch fingerprinting

Sahlin calls for privacy ombudsman
Sweden

Sahlin calls for privacy ombudsman

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Sweden

Supreme Court: secret sex films not ‘molestation’

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Sweden

Sex offender website under investigation

Tax chief: ‘Protect personal data’
Sweden

Tax chief: ‘Protect personal data’

Newspaper rich lists: public service or invasion of privacy?
Sweden

Newspaper rich lists: public service or invasion of privacy?

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Sweden

Police to investigate Swedish sex offender website

What’s in a name: crime suspects and the Swedish press
Sweden

What’s in a name: crime suspects and the Swedish press

Agencies often monitor workers’ net habits
Sweden

Agencies often monitor workers’ net habits

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Sweden

Booze monopoly faces privacy investigation

Sweden sued over EU data directive inaction
Sweden

Sweden sued over EU data directive inaction

‘EU Big Brother planning to watch you more closely’
Sweden

‘EU Big Brother planning to watch you more closely’

Sweden passes divisive wiretapping law
Sweden

Sweden passes divisive wiretapping law

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Sweden

Acquittal for boy who sent naked pics of his ex

Swedish intelligence agency hit by IT-attack
Sweden

Swedish intelligence agency hit by IT-attack

Justice Minister reluctant to store data
Sweden

Justice Minister reluctant to store data

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Sweden

Convict’s girlfriend sues over strip search

Swedish entrepreneur launches first Social Exchange: Introducing Social Networking 2.0
Sweden

Swedish entrepreneur launches first Social Exchange: Introducing Social Networking 2.0

Swedes’ emails to be stored for six months
Sweden

Swedes’ emails to be stored for six months

Sweden green lights ‘fingerprint time clocks’
Sweden

Sweden green lights ‘fingerprint time clocks’

‘Google should clear Swedish data’: agency
Sweden

‘Google should clear Swedish data’: agency

Sweden looks to ban pics taken by Peeping Toms
Sweden

Sweden looks to ban pics taken by Peeping Toms

‘Karolinska shares patient data illegally’
Sweden

‘Karolinska shares patient data illegally’

Hidden cameras catch cleaners looting Swedish trains
Sweden

Hidden cameras catch cleaners looting Swedish trains

Rail service’s hidden cameras ‘illegal’: agency
Sweden

Rail service’s hidden cameras ‘illegal’: agency

‘Criminalize offensive online comments’
Sweden

‘Criminalize offensive online comments’

Nordea tracked clients in secret ‘black book’
Sweden

Nordea tracked clients in secret ‘black book’

‘The future of freedom on the internet is at stake’
Sweden

‘The future of freedom on the internet is at stake’

Sweden ‘must raise its net freedom profile’
Sweden

Sweden ‘must raise its net freedom profile’

Tax Agency joins hunt for illegal immigrants
Sweden

Tax Agency joins hunt for illegal immigrants

State cashes in on personal information
Sweden

State cashes in on personal information

Telia leaks customers’ private phone logs
Sweden

Telia leaks customers’ private phone logs

French agency demands EU probe into US spying
France

French agency demands EU probe into US spying

EU backs Google over search result privacy
Spain

EU backs Google over search result privacy

Spain hosts world  first ‘Google Glass’ operation
Spain

Spain hosts world first ‘Google Glass’ operation

Spain takes on Google over privacy breaches
Spain

Spain takes on Google over privacy breaches

France threatens to fine Google over privacy
France

France threatens to fine Google over privacy

Fat cats arrested for ‘peddling secret data’
Spain

Fat cats arrested for ‘peddling secret data’

France takes on Google over privacy laws
France

France takes on Google over privacy laws

EU agencies to tackle Google over privacy laws
France

EU agencies to tackle Google over privacy laws

Google: Swiss ruling could close Street View
Switzerland

Google: Swiss ruling could close Street View

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Switzerland

Toilet camera angers Zürich students

Google ordered to cover up Swiss faces
Switzerland

Google ordered to cover up Swiss faces

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France

France to probe Apple tracking feature

Google wins Swiss Street View privacy appeal
Switzerland

Google wins Swiss Street View privacy appeal

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Norway

Hackers post politicians’ ID numbers online

New law could see flight to public sector
Norway

New law could see flight to public sector

11 things to know about Germany’s newly launched coronavirus tracing phone app
Germany

11 things to know about Germany’s newly launched coronavirus tracing phone app

Germany gets ready to launch coronavirus tracing app
Germany

Germany gets ready to launch coronavirus tracing app

Germany switches to Google and Apple on virus tracing app over privacy concerns
Germany

Germany switches to Google and Apple on virus tracing app over privacy concerns

Denmark scales back controversial spy plan
Denmark

Denmark scales back controversial spy plan

Danish intelligence to get more power than NSA
Denmark

Danish intelligence to get more power than NSA

Free speech threatened, but not by Islamists
Denmark

Free speech threatened, but not by Islamists

Sweden enters fray in EU data privacy fight
Sweden

Sweden enters fray in EU data privacy fight

Facebook blinks first over facial recognition
Germany

Facebook blinks first over facial recognition

Germany sits on ‘terror’ data collection law
Germany

Germany sits on ‘terror’ data collection law

Privacy advocate attacks EU bank data exchange with US
Germany

Privacy advocate attacks EU bank data exchange with US

‘Peep show’ airport scanners could be sold
Germany

‘Peep show’ airport scanners could be sold