Germany’s top court restricts state access to online data

Germany’s top court restricts state access to online data

Germany's highest court on Friday said security services had too much unfettered access to people's online data and ordered legislation to be revised to set higher hurdles.

Privacy challenge to data-storage law reaches constitutional court

Privacy challenge to data-storage law reaches constitutional court

New map shows Germany’s mobile ‘dead zones’

New map shows Germany’s mobile ‘dead zones’

German probe finds millions of medical records freely available online

German probe finds millions of medical records freely available online

Microsoft warns of hacker attacks on Germany, EU elections

Microsoft warns of hacker attacks on Germany, EU elections

German competition watchdog set to crack down on Facebook data gathering

German competition watchdog set to crack down on Facebook data gathering

Suspect, 20, arrested over massive German politician data hack

Suspect, 20, arrested over massive German politician data hack

German Justice Minister demands Facebook explain data scandal

German Justice Minister demands Facebook explain data scandal

Sophie and Max: German classics top baby name list

Sophie and Max: German classics top baby name list

‘Europe’s defenders must share data to fight terror’

‘Europe’s defenders must share data to fight terror’

Microsoft entrusts users’ private data to Germany

Microsoft entrusts users’ private data to Germany

Study: 1 in 5 big firms attacked by hackers

Study: 1 in 5 big firms attacked by hackers

Germans want greater state control of internet

Germans want greater state control of internet

Friedrich: I need road data for security

Friedrich: I need road data for security

Mass Vodafone hack hits two million users

Mass Vodafone hack hits two million users

German email providers unite against spying

German email providers unite against spying

‘Serious security flaws’ in Vodafone routers

‘Serious security flaws’ in Vodafone routers

Cashpoint criminals target hundreds of ATMs

Cashpoint criminals target hundreds of ATMs

Sensitive data disappears in medical mystery

Sensitive data disappears in medical mystery

Bundesrat overturns ’57-second’ data law

Bundesrat overturns ’57-second’ data law

Police hacked after top cop rows with daughter

Police hacked after top cop rows with daughter

Government divided over phone data law

Government divided over phone data law

Facebook to give German state privacy exemption

Facebook to give German state privacy exemption

Cheap software led to police hack

Cheap software led to police hack

Düsseldorf terror plot uncovered via passenger data from US

Düsseldorf terror plot uncovered via passenger data from US

Google to hire hundreds in Germany

Google to hire hundreds in Germany

Defendant incriminates Deutsche Telekom boss in illegal search

Defendant incriminates Deutsche Telekom boss in illegal search

Politicians call for ‘geotagging’ laws ahead of data summit

Politicians call for ‘geotagging’ laws ahead of data summit

Google gathering private data via ‘Street View’

Google gathering private data via ‘Street View’

Court rules anti-terror data storage illegal

Court rules anti-terror data storage illegal

One quarter of Germans fine with microchip skin implant

One quarter of Germans fine with microchip skin implant

Swiss MP threatens fire with fire over bank data

Swiss MP threatens fire with fire over bank data

Google ‘Street View’ hits fresh privacy snag

Google ‘Street View’ hits fresh privacy snag

Swiss data to be bought this weekend: report

Swiss data to be bought this weekend: report

Health insurance sold patient data illegally

Health insurance sold patient data illegally

Bahn and Telekom admit to spying on staff

Bahn and Telekom admit to spying on staff

Deutsche Bahn spied on its own managers

Deutsche Bahn spied on its own managers

Official raises doubts over data privacy in Germany

Official raises doubts over data privacy in Germany

Ex-Telekom official arrested in spy scandal

Ex-Telekom official arrested in spy scandal

Huge security breach for German credit cards

Huge security breach for German credit cards

Lonely hearts’ real info available to all on internet

Lonely hearts’ real info available to all on internet

Telekom mobile phone customers’ data available on internet

Telekom mobile phone customers’ data available on internet

Dassault claims Siemens violated trade secrets

Dassault claims Siemens violated trade secrets

Berlin to tighten data protection law amid privacy scandals

Berlin to tighten data protection law amid privacy scandals

Information on entire German population in circulation

Information on entire German population in circulation

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Half of Germans favour digital fingerprints on IDs

German cabinet approves contentious bills for terror data

German cabinet approves contentious bills for terror data

Berlin tries to torpedo EU deal with US for bank data exchange

Berlin tries to torpedo EU deal with US for bank data exchange