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Swedish PTS to study data retention practices

Tuesday 17 December 2013 | 13:03 CET | News
Swedish postal and telecoms watchdog PTS said it will carry out two studies of the way telecoms operators store information. The aim is to provide simpler guidance. Since 01 May 2012, operators have been obliged by law to retain certain information that arises during electronic communications for six months, for potential use by law enforcement agencies. The law also says this data should be deleted after six months. Meanwhile, operators may also hold information for commercial purposes. In certain cases, if it is not for invoicing purposes, for example, the operator must have the customer's

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