Aug 102014
 
 August 10, 2014  Posted by  Non-U.S.

Bird hunters in Malta are serious about not being filmed or videotaped without their consent, as I noted two years ago in reporting on a lawsuit against Committee Against Bird Slaughter. Now Caroline Muscat reports on another complaint involving bird hunters’ privacy:

Birdlife Malta is being charged with an alleged breach of the Data Protection Act related to a series of videos by BBC journalist Chris Packham during the last spring hunting season.

The office of the Data Protection Commissioner is holding Birdlife Malta responsible for complaints filed by seven hunters filmed without their consent during the seven episodes of Mr Packham’s series entitled Malta – Massacre on Migration, which were then uploaded to You Tube.

Read more on Times of Malta.

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