Authors: Pieter Kleve, Richard V. De Mulder, Kees Van Noortwijk
Addresses: Centre for Computers and Law, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. ' Centre for Computers and Law, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. ' Centre for Computers and Law, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Abstract: In this paper, attention will first be paid briefly to surveillance technology as such. An attempt will be made to sketch out the extent and limitations of the techniques. Given the increasing interest in surveillance technology, an examination is made of the permissibility of the use of this technology, taking certain constitutional and legal rights into account. What is the role of supervisory technology within the context of wider social developments? The paper reaches the conclusion that, with the increasing use and significance of surveillance technology, the importance of |monitoring the surveillors| will increase as well.
Keywords: constitutional rights; legal rights; monitoring powers; privacy; social control; surveillance technology; permissibility; law; social impact.
International Journal of Intercultural Information Management, 2007 Vol.1 No.1, pp.2 - 16
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