Thursday, December 11, 2014

EU Court Say NO and YES to Private Surveillance Cameras

The European Union's highest court ruled on Thursday that private individuals generally cannot install surveillance cameras to film people on a public path. 

It said, however, that exceptions can be made if they help prevent and prosecute criminal acts.

The case arose after a Czech man installed a surveillance camera under the eaves of his family home from October 2007 to April 2008 after attacks, in some of which windows were smashed. (more)