To the aid of the prosecution is Allowed to use the police Corona guest lists?

those Who go today to a Restaurant, Hotel, or beauty salon, you have to make the record. With Differences in the Detail of the Corona in front of see regulation

To the aid of the prosecution is Allowed to use the police Corona guest lists?

those Who go today to a Restaurant, Hotel, or beauty salon, you have to make the record. With Differences in the Detail of the Corona in front of see regulations of the Federal States that guests must enter their contact details in a list to facilitate the health authorities in the contact tracing, if one of the visitors should be later tested positive for the Virus.

Constantin van Lijnden

an editor for the Frankfurter Allgemeine objection.

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other than in the case of the introduction of the Corona-App of this intervention in the informational was acceptable to self-determination rather silent. Privacy concerns, however, since cases have been known, in which the police sought access to the list to law enforcement, not to the pandemic fight. The German Hotel and restaurant Association Dehoga, about said in a Letter to his of 65,000 members, the access the police data was "highly sensitive issue", and called on the state governments, in this point "urgent clarity".

Hermann: "Sensible and right"

This is the previous comments a little more. The Bavarian interior Minister Joachim Herrmann (CSU) said in the ARD midday magazine: "There are serious offences, which is to identify the offender and for the elucidation of the Crime, reasonable and correct." Also, the Rhineland-Palatinate Minister-President Malu Dreyer (SPD) defended the practice. The Prime Minister of Thuringia Bodo Ramelow (Left) described the data query by the police, however, as "abuse and counterproductive", the Baden-württemberg Minister of the interior Thomas Strobl (CDU), called it "inadmissible".

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testing is contrary to him, of all things, the baden-württemberg data protection supervisor Stefan Brink. "The code of criminal procedure provides that the public Prosecutor's office, and for this the police must data the hardware used for the prosecution of criminal offences. There are a few exceptions, for example, in the case of lawyers, clergymen or journalists, but not for restaurateurs.“ It is from the law, not even a restriction to the most serious crimes, see.

"Not a very intimate Information"

in contrast, the legal situation might be, if the police will not to law enforcement, but to avert the danger, in other words to prevent crime the threat or to the direct pursuit of a Criminal – then the guests should lists, but play no major role. One must also bear in mind the nature of the data, the it says Brink: "If I've been sitting on a Saturday night with my favorite Italian, is not a very intimate Information. It is also not health data.“

Updated Date: 04 August 2020, 03:19

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