World-Check terrorism database exposed online | the dangers of private databases with probable offenders

The risks attached to the companies collecting personal information (data brokers) for the fight agains crime is shown by the recent news that the World-Check terrorism database is exposed online. On 29 June 2016 the BBC published the article World-Check terrorism database exposed online.

In earlier articles writers pointed out the risks attached to uncontrolled collection of personal information:

Also for the clients of data brokers collecting information on possible offenders and on the financial status of persons, it is completely unclear what the quality of their activities is.

It is time for legislation regarding these types of activities of these data brokers, including monitoring of the data quality, the quality and security of the IT and the integrity of the people working in these companies.

Over Ellen Timmer, advocaat ondernemingsrecht @Pellicaan

Verbonden aan Pellicaan Advocaten, http://www.pellicaan.nl/, kantoor Capelle aan den IJssel (Rotterdam), telefoon 088-6272287, fax 088-6272280, e-mail ellen.timmer@pellicaan.nl ||| Weblogs: algemeen: https://ellentimmer.wordpress.com/ ||| modernisering ondernemingsrecht: http://flexbv.wordpress.com/
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