Sweden: DPA approves blacklist of "hooligans"

The Swedish Data Inspection Board (Datainspektionen) has given the government thumbs up to start a register of blacklisted sports supporters, as long as a few changes are made to the scheme in order to safeguard personal integrity, writes thelocal.se. 

“There’s always a risk that information kept in these types of sensitive registers will fall into the wrong hands,” said director general Göran Gräslund in a statement.

“Therefore, the obvious ambition to safeguard the personal integrity is commendable. However, the scheme has a number of points that need to be dealt with before the register can be implemented.”

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