34. Chaos Communication Congress

»Fixing mass surveillance: one court case at a time!«
2017-12-29, 15:00–16:00, CCL Hall 3

Today, French and UK governments are implementing some of the worst infringing surveillance laws in the world. Activist lawyers bringing litigation to challenge these laws will look at how to fight the spread of these models to the rest of Europe and the world and what the alternative should look like in a context where fears of terrorism influence government policy and result in measures that are beyond what is necessary and proportionate.

To do so let's have an overview of the measures' main elements that we tackle in the UK and France and our strategies and tactics.