[swinog] IP address are now personal data
jared at puck.nether.net
Wed Sep 8 08:26:57 CDT 2010
On Sep 8, 2010, at 9:14 AM, Jeroen Massar wrote:
> On 2010-09-08 14:56, Jared Mauch wrote:
>> This is something that has been expected out of the EU as it relates
>> to PII for a few years now.
> Fortunately Switzerland is NOT part of the European Union, even though
> it seems there are a lot of influences and political pulls....
Sorry for dragging you into some of the other European folks policy chats...
(But I've been expecting a decision of this sort out of the EU, and other pan-european
nations for about 2-3 years).
> Court verdict (german):
This looks a bit more limited than I originally thought, it seems (unless I'm misreading it)
the issue has more to do with disclosure (to end-user) that they were being investigated.
(similar to having your home be searched by police when you are not around and them
not leaving a copy of the warrant, nor any hints your home has been searched).
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