Felaktig data från dansk datalagring kan ha spridits i hela EU

Som vi tidigare rapporterat har Danmark haft problem med sin datalagring. Under åtta års tid han felaktig data ha använts i upp till 10.000 polisutredningar.

Nu utreder både den danska motsvarigheten till Datainspektioner och EU:s European Data Protection Board vad som skett. Tusentals rättsfall har åter öppnats för att se om felaktig data lett till felaktiga domar eller beslut.

Till att börja med pekar detta på risker, brister och osäkerhet i de uppgifter om hämtas ut från lagringen av data om medborgarnas tele- och nätkommunikationer. Men även EU:s princip om informationsdelning kan förvärra problemen. Den piratpartistiske ledamoten av Europaparlamentet Patrick Breyer förklarar:

»This issue is also highly problematic considering that Denmark exchanges communications data with other Member States. While the Commission said Denmark was obliged under the data protection directive to notify recipients of false communications data, the Danish police representative said they were only answering questions from receiving authority. The data protection authority would need to make sure all receiving authorities are notified of errors and, in the meantime, notified that the data MAY be erroneous.«

Enkelt uttryckt: EU:s informationsdelning mellan medlemsstaterna och i olika gemensamma databaser riskerar att sprida uppgifter som bygger på felaktig data i så vida kretsar att det kan bli svårt att rätta till.

Detta väcker även frågor om hur den svenska datalagringen granskas och kvalitetssäkras.

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• MEP Patrick Breyer (PP, DE) om bristerna i den danska datalagringen »
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Danmark: Datalagringen igång igen efter att allvarliga brister avslöjats

Uppenbarligen är den danska regeringen lika skamlös som den svenska när det gäller datalagring. EDRi rapporterar…

»In March 2017, in the aftermath of the Tele2 judgment, the Danish Minister of Justice informed the Parliament that it was necessary to amend the Danish data retention law. However, when it comes to illegal data retention, the political willingness to uphold the rule of law seems to be low – every year the revision is postponed by the Danish government with consent from Parliament, citing various formal excuses. Currently, the Danish government is officially hoping that the CJEU will revise the jurisprudence of the Tele2 judgment in the new data retention cases from Belgium, France and the United Kingdom which are expected to be decided in May 2020. This latest postponement, announced on 1 October 2019, barely caught any media attention.«

Inte nog med att man struntar i EU-domstolen:

»However, data retention has been almost constantly in the news for other reasons since 17 June 2019 when it was revealed to the public that flawed electronic communications data had been used as evidence in up to 10000 police investigations and criminal trials since 2012. Quickly dubbed the “telecommunications data scandal” by the media, the ramifications of the case have revealed severely inadequate data management practices by the Danish police for almost ten years. This is obviously very concerning for the functioning of the criminal justice system and the right to a fair trial, but also rather surprising in light of the consistent official position of the Danish police that access to telecommunications data is a crucial tool for investigation of criminal offences. The mismatch between the public claims of access to telecommunications data being crucial, and the attention devoted to proper data management, could hardly be any bigger.«

Läs hela historien här » Danish data retention: Back to normal after major crisis »

Danmark ger klartecken till automatiserad ansiktsigenkänning vid fotbollsmatcher

EDRi rapporterar:

On 13 June 2019, the Danish football club Brøndby IF announced that starting in July 2019, automated facial recognition (AFR) technology will be deployed at Brøndby Stadium. It will be used to identify persons that have been banned from attending Brøndby IF football matches for violations of the club’s own rules of conduct. The AFR system will use cameras that scan the public area in front of the stadium entrances, so that persons on the ban list can be ”picked out” from the crowd before reaching the entrance.

The use of AFR technology at Brøndby Stadium comes with prior approval from the Danish Data Protection Authority (DPA) which is a requirement in the Data Protection Act, as explained below. Brøndby IF is the first company to secure an approval for using AFR in Denmark.

Länk: Danish DPA approves Automated Facial Recognition »