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Plauen District Office Office Protection of the Constitution

Plauen District Office: Data transfer to the Office for the Protection of the Constitution

Date: 15.08.2019

Responsible body: Plauen District Office

Type of data breach

The District Office of Plauen has reported data of persons registered for meetings to the Office for the Protection of the Constitution. Although the Plauen District Office itself has now admitted to a data protection violation, the incident is spreading further. Various parties, including the Greens and the Left Party, are calling for comprehensive clarification.

Categories of data concerned: unknown, in the media is only the language of personal data

Classification in practice: In this case, the data disclosure to the constitutional protection is only allowed in absolute exceptions. The incident is not only a violation of data protection law, but also extremely questionable in terms of freedom of assembly.

Country: Germany, Saxony

SourceFree Press

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