Austria has banned the DVRs by private transport

Austria has banned the DVRs by private transportData Protection Commission denied a resident of Austria, which would officially set the DVR in your car. Court found the use of such devices invasion of privacy, because the record can get people's faces and car registration plates. This was announced by the Austrian TV channel ORF.

According to the commission's decision in the case of the unauthorized installation of DVR in the car the offender to pay a fine of up to 10,000 euros. In the case of re-install the maximum amount of the fine will be 25,000 euros. In addition, the recorder captured residents can file a civil lawsuit in the amount of up to 20,000 euros.

By its decision, the Commission has equated to a DVR surveillance systems, which can only establish government services. Citizens are allowed to observe only their private property. The commission also banned shoot what is happening around the car from his cabin on a mobile phone. The one exception is the case where an accident has occurred.

At the same time the Austrian newspaper "Kleine Zeitung" reported that the authorities of the municipality Graz officially allowed the installation of surveillance cameras in public transport.

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