CDT has requested and received permission to intervene in a European Court of Human Rights case called Szabó and Vissy v. Hungary. This case raises two very important human-rights issues related to surveillance: whether surveillance programs require judicial oversight, and what the right to a remedy requires in the context of secret surveillance conducted for purposes of national security. These two questions are critical, as they have not received enough attention from the human-rights courts thus far. Therefore, we expect that our intervention will be a significant contribution to the development of the human-rights law in this area.
Those who are interested can read more about the case here.