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Case Law G 72-74/2019, G 181-182/2019 (11/12/2019)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts Verfassungsgerichtshof (Constitutional Court) Austria

Date: 12/11/2019

Subject: The decision of the Verfassungsgerichtshof (Constitutional Court), found, among others, the constitutional illegitimacy of article 135 of the Criminal Procedure Code, as modified by the federal law n. 27/2018, where it allowed, in certain circumstances, the installation in the computers of a program of hidden surveillance of encrypted messages (“Bundestrojaner”), considering it in contrast with the right to the respect for private life, pursuant to article 8 of the ECHR

Parties: -

Original language: Austrian

Classification: Freedoms - Art. 7 Privacy - Art. 8 Personal data: fairly processing

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