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Online-Durchsuchung: FDP stemmt sich gegen BKA-Gesetz im Bundesrat - SPIEGEL ONLINE - Nachrichten - PolitikOnline searches: FDP will oppose BKA law in the Bundesrat

Widerstand im Bundesrat: Bayern wird voraussichtlich nicht für das vom Parlament verabschiedete BKA-Gesetz stimmen. Die FDP im Freistaat stellt sich strikt gegen das Ausspähen von Computern, die Überwachung von Wohnungen mit Kameras und Mikrofonen sowie die Rasterfahndung.

Resistance in the Bundesrat (council of the states): Bavaria will likely not vote for the BKA law passed by parliament. The Bavarian FDP is strictly opposed to spying on computers, video and audio surveillance of homes and computer dragnets.
Passau - Bei der Entscheidung über das umstrittene BKA-Gesetz im Bundesrat kann die Bundesregierung wohl nicht mit den Stimmen Bayerns rechnen. Die bayerische FDP-Chefin Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger kündigte in der "Passauer Neuen Presse" an, ihre Partei werde sich einer Zustimmung der bayerischen Regierungskoalition widersetzen. "Aus unserer Sicht kann Bayern dem auf gar keinen Fall zustimmen. Darüber wird in der Koalition zu reden sein", wurde Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger zitiert.Passau - Regarding the decision on the controversial BKA law in the Bundesrat, the federal government cannot reckon with Bavaria's vote. Bavarian FDP head Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger told the newspaper "Passauer Neuen Presse" that her party would oppose approval of the law by Bavaria's governing coalition. "From our perspective, Bavaria cannot possibly vote for this law. This will have to be talked about in the coalition," Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger was quoted as saying.

The hard-case Bavarians being compelled to vote against a more repressive police apparatus is not without its irony.

The fact is that what we're experiencing right now is a top-down disaster. -Paul Krugman

by dvx (dvx.clt št gmail dotcom) on Thu Nov 13th, 2008 at 05:02:35 AM EST
Beckstein is turning in his political grave...

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.
by DoDo on Thu Nov 13th, 2008 at 06:04:00 AM EST
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And it couldn't happen to a nicer guy...

:-)))

The fact is that what we're experiencing right now is a top-down disaster. -Paul Krugman

by dvx (dvx.clt št gmail dotcom) on Thu Nov 13th, 2008 at 06:08:11 AM EST
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*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.

by DoDo on Thu Nov 13th, 2008 at 06:15:05 AM EST
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