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Author Topic: Landmark court decision with regard to CCTV cameras in Australia  (Read 1250 times)

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http://www.globalresearch.ca/civil-liberties-and-cctv-camera-surveillance-landmark-court-case-in-australia/5334423

Last week (2nd May), in the midst of Privacy Awareness Week [1], an Australian campaigner, Adam Bonner won a landmark decision against CCTV cameras in New South Wales [2].

The decision did not rule that the cameras in the town of Nowra should be switched off, but instead ordered the local council to stop breaching the Information Protection Principles of the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act. Remedies were suggested by the Privacy Commissioner but suffice to say Shoalhaven council has switched the cameras off whilst deciding its next move.

The decision of the Administrative Decisions Tribunal New South Wales ordered that:

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Re: Landmark court decision with regard to CCTV cameras in Australia
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2013, 07:29:55 am »

I'm sure they'll think of something... :(
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