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Privacy Invasion at Larnaca Beach: Unlawful Recording Incident

In Larnaca Beach, a man was caught illegally recording beachgoers, prompting police action and raising concerns about privacy invasion in public spaces. Activities like unauthorized recording, especially when targeting unsuspecting individuals, are illegal and breach ethical boundaries, even in public areas where general photography is typically permitted.

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Understanding the New Commenting Policy

Websites have adapted to GDPR regulations by requiring users to consent to cookies and tracking mechanisms to enable commenting sections. By accepting cookie consent forms, users can engage in discussions while ensuring their privacy rights are protected.

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GDPR Violations Suspected in Monastery Surveillance Scandal

The Osiou Avakoum Monastery is under investigation for potential GDPR violations involving intrusive surveillance practices, including unauthorized use of CCTV cameras and audio recordings. Allegations of coercion of monks into signing confessions have also emerged, raising concerns about privacy violations and misuse of authority.

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Understanding CCTV Regulations in Private Kindergartens

Private kindergartens must follow strict CCTV regulations to balance safety and privacy. Cameras are allowed at entrances and exits, but not in classrooms or sensitive areas like toilets. The Data Protection Commissioner’s office provides clear guidelines to ensure data security and restricted access for the protection of children and staff.

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Pros and Cons of Gated Communities in Cyprus

Living in a gated community in Cyprus guarantees enhanced security and privacy, but comes with high costs and occasional technical issues. Despite the convenience of controlled access, residents must navigate the balance between safety and personal freedoms in these exclusive enclaves.

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Stance Against EU Press Freedom Regulation

The Committee for Media Ethics opposes the proposed EU press freedom regulation, particularly Article 4(2), which could lead to journalist surveillance and infringe upon media freedom and privacy. They advocate for amendments to protect journalistic independence and prevent regulatory overreach that threatens democratic society principles. The CME is mobilizing a public campaign to educate and influence decisionmaking on the issue, highlighting the importance of upholding media freedom and privacy for the benefit of an informed citizenry.

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