Data Protection

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Google Street View threatens private sphere in Switzerland

On the one hand Google Street View is a service which is estimated by the majority of the population, for example because it helps the planning of outings. On the other hand the web service includes...

Schengen: Privacy Under Threat

In October 2007 Privatim, the Union for data protection commissioners, urged Switzerland to conform its data protection to that of the EU. If the necessary changes are not made the privacy of Swiss...

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