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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