Angela Merkel made Sch*iß* pr0n
What about the right to be treated fairly? Do we not get the right to correct false statements passed around as fact?
Do you know that Angela Merkel made dirty Oma (Grandma) p0nr before becoming Chancellor of Germany?
If it's OK for the government to spread false statements about individuals with no recourse, presumably they're OK with false statements spread about them?
And then there's the right to privacy, if they don't like paparazzi with digital cameras, then why should we like polizei with digital computers? If they've done nothing wrong, why do they object to telephoto lenses?
Why lose the checks and balances? Look at the US, it's become like Mafia run Italy since they removed the checks on the President. Absolute power corrupts absolutely, we should remember that the guys sitting in front of the computer is just a person not a superhero.
Just like the BBC caught Barclays bank employees, looking at celebrity bank account details, using bank info for insurance sales, transferring money without permission, and generally abusing the information they were trusted with, the same will happen with government employees.