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Austrian justice minister wants new data retention law

Monday 1 September 2014 | 12:53 CET | News
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Austrian Justice Minister Wolfgang Brandstetter would like there to be a new law on data retention since the old one was scrapped on 01 July 2014 on the direction of the constitutional court, newspaper Die Presse reported on its website. He said it would 'of course' comply with the constitution and would apply in cases of the most serious crimes, namely murder and supporting a terrorist organisation. Brandsetter said he would discuss the issue with the coalition partners. Last year, there were 354 requests to submit customer data that had been stored, of which 113 concerned theft, 59 drugs

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