Skip to comments.Germany passes law increasing video surveillance in public
Posted on 03/10/2017 3:01:02 PM PST by Olog-hai
After a marathon sitting lasting the whole week, the German parliament (Bundestag) agreed upon a law on Friday that will relax restrictions on video surveillance in shops, stadiums and stations.
The law, drafted in response to a series of violent crimes in 2016, several attached to terror group ISIS, will make it easier for private companies to install CCTV. Specifically mentioned in the law as places where CCTV will become more prevalent are shopping centers, the area in front of football stadiums, and parking lots. [ ]
The package of laws passed by the Bundestag also allows for police to use technology to read the license plates on cars in order to facilitate searches for wanted persons. Another law in the package means that police will now be able to wear body cams, a measure that is supposed to help protect officers when on operation.
The government defended the measures as necessary for ensuring public safety. But the opposition claimed that they constituted a massive intrusion on constitutional rights while offering no real security benefits.
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Now at least they’ll get to watch the violence that their invited guests are doing to the public.
Maybe instead of spying on their citizens they should outlaw all the muzzies they imported. Ship them home and the crime rate will magically drop.
Wait, they were supposed to deny invaders were doing any crimes.
Yeah like the American penal system they are watching the officers rather than the inmates