Privacy watch dog follows screening visitors, Tomorrowland
The Dutch Authority for Personal data holds the developments in Belgium around the mass preventive screening of visitors of the festival Tomorrowland closely in the holes.
The Belgian equivalent, The privacy Commission, calls the practice “in several areas is problematic,” and examines the legality of it. The Dutch privacy watch dog follows the results of that research in the foot.
At the request of the mayor of Tree, the place where the popular dance festival Tomorrowland at the end of July is held, checked the federal police in Belgium of all the 400,000 people that a ticket bought or their name appears in the politiesystemen.
At least 38 people are not allowed to Tomorrowland to ‘security reasons’
According to Belgian media have, in any case, 38 visitors were told that they are not welcome on the dancefestijn. They get no explanation about the how and why, do they get the money from the ticket will be refunded.