[Tagging] Feature Proposal - Voting - relation type=person

Elena ``of Valhalla'' elena.valhalla at gmail.com
Wed Oct 15 07:33:02 UTC 2014


On 2014-10-14 at 23:54:09 +0200, moltonel 3x Combo wrote:
> I'm wondering about this argument. How does maping information that
> publicly available (names on tombstones) constitute a privacy breach ?
> In many (most ?) countries, the birth and death registers are publicly
> available in the local public office. Genealogists trade data files on
> the internet as if they were TV series. If there's a law in some
> country preventing that kind of information-gathering, I feel it's
> standing on pretty thin ground.

At least in Italy, access to the birth and death registers are
restricted to the person and their immediate relatives, at least 
for the living and IIRC the recently dead.

In theory access is public for old data, altough I don't remember 
the exact cryterion.

-- 
Elena ``of Valhalla''



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