Anonymization Service wins in Court.

Heise News reports that the district court in Frankfurt/Main has found that there was no base in law for an earlier order from a lower court that had required the JAP anonymizing proxy to implement a “crime detection feature.” This feature would l…

Heise News reports that the district court in Frankfurt/Main has found that there was no base in law for an earlier order from a lower court that had required the JAP anonymizing proxy to implement a “crime detection feature.” This feature would lift the anonymity of those who would use the service to access a specific web site.When the district court had suspended enforcement of that order earlier this month, police searched the anonymization service; the data collected while the (illegal) surveillance measures were in place were turned over. This search is the topic of separate court proceedings.Press release.