Thursday, February 19, 2009

Law on internet surveilance adapted

The Bulgarian parliament have adopted the law about internet surveilance, that electronic freedom activists have focused on the alst week.

The law gives the authorities right to follow internet traffic, but with the important note, that this can only be done if heavy crimes are suspected.

The time data will be stored is also shortened from 24 to 12 months, along the protesters demands.

Bulgaria e nasha describes the decision as a victory on their site.

Today is also the day when the Bulgarian revolutionary Vasil Levski is honoured. He was executed by the authorities 136 years ago, a fact that is given due attention in the press., Bulgaria e nasha

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