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Data retention: the directive is out. Are national laws next?

Author: Leuschner, S.
Published in: Internet Policy Review
Year: 2014
Type: Other publications

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) on April 8 declared the Data Retention Directive to be invalid. According to the judges, the directive is not in compliance with the principle of proportionality. The interference with the fundamental rights to respect for private life and to the protection of personal data is not limited to what is strictly necessary.

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