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Austrian Court strikes down data retention law

Monday 30 June 2014 | 13:51 CET | News
The Constitutional Court of Austria has ruled that the country's data retention law is unconstitutional and violates European privacy rights. The Court also ruled that it violated Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights covering the right to a private and family life. As a result, the law will be invalidated once the Austrian Chancellor publishes the ruling.

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