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Internal Security: February 11, 2013

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The police followed the Facebook accounts of social activists and leaders of the social protest movement in order to collect evidence against them. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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February 11th, 2013 at 2:42 pm

Political: January 18, 2013‎

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Ronen Shoval, Chairman of right-wing organization Im Tirtzu admitted in court that he used private investigators to collect information on human rights organizations and lawyers working with them.

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January 18th, 2013 at 10:13 pm

Economy and Society: December 9, 2012

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Hundreds of files bearing the personal information of students from all over the country were left out in the corridors of the Education Ministry in Jerusalem where they were exposed to the many visitors to the Ministry. (Haaretz)

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December 9th, 2012 at 12:36 pm

Internal Security: March 18, 2012

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The Givatayim municipality uses security cameras spread across the city to record in real-time actions occurring on the street. In one case, a soldier who sat in a public garden was rolling a marijuana joint. Even before the joint was lit, a municipality look-out sent a police squad to arrest him.

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March 18th, 2012 at 6:38 pm

Political: November 28, 2011

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The Knesset approved a bill on first reading which would expose the IP address of an internet commenter who violated the defamation law or violated intellectual property rights.

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November 28th, 2011 at 11:59 am

Political: 16 May, 2011

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The Ministerial Committee on Biometric Applications rejected Professor Adi Shamir’s proposal for management of the biometric database in a manner that will minimize the infringement of civilian privacy.

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May 16th, 2011 at 8:13 pm