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Jean-Marc Leclerc: "Should the police participate in the war of images?"


Article 21 of the proposed comprehensive security law allows the authorities to broadcast videos from police pedestrian cameras for "public information".

The comprehensive security bill currently under discussion in Parliament has not finished making waves.

Until then, the spotlight was on Article 24, which almost required blurring the faces of police officers and gendarmes filmed in intervention before disseminating them in the media or on social networks.

Matignon had to step up to the plate by grooming the text to extinguish the fire, after several demonstrations by defenders of freedoms and the unanimous indignation expressed by journalists' companies.

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But here is a centrist senator from Haute-Savoie, Loïc Hervé, warns against a new provision of this bill, article 21. All day Wednesday, in the law committee of the High Assembly, this parliamentarian also a member of the National Commission for Informatics and Freedoms (Cnil), scrapped against the innovation that would allow the authorities to broadcast videos from the pedestrian cameras of the forces

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Source: lefigaro

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