0
General

Dutch govt temporarily shelves data retention bill

Wednesday 12 April 2017 | 22:08 CET | News
The Dutch Lower House of Parliament has temporarily shelved the proposed data retention laws. The pending bill was declared sensitive on 11 April and will therefore not be addressed by the exiting government, but by the next one.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: General
Companies: Ministerie van Economische Zaken en Klimaat
Countries: Netherlands
::: add a comment

Comments

seems like a smart move for the time being, especially after that privacy bill incident in the USA and the recent data retention uproar in Australia where the governments, either to make things more private or just paving the way for isps to traffic data, gave up on the idea of user privacy and leaving users with their own wits and third party tools like ivacy, tor and other anti-tracking software.
aleks krauser @ 13/4/2017 - 14:01


Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Dutch govt plans new attempt at data retention requirement

Published 26 Mar 2018 16:08 CET | Netherlands
The Dutch justice ministry announced plans to introduce new legislation on data retention by telecom operators. After the ...

Telindus chosen by ministries for datacentre optimalisation

Published 08 May 2017 08:57 CET | Netherlands
Telindus and Misco Solutions combined have been selected as one of the four winners of the central government tender for data ...

Austrian companies ill-prepared for data protection rules

Published 20 Apr 2017 09:09 CET | Austria
Austrian companies are lagging behind in data protection, reports Der Standard. According to a survey by Ernst & Young among 30 ...

Kabinet en Kamer pauzeren het wetsvoorstel Bewaarplicht

Published 12 Apr 2017 10:38 CET | Netherlands
De Tweede Kamer zet de bewaarplicht voor telecomgegevens voorlopig in de ijskast. Het wetsvoorstel van het ministerie van ...

Dutch govt proposes new data retention law

Published 14 Sep 2016 11:24 CET | Netherlands
The Dutch government has sent to parliament new legislation on data retention requirements for communication providers. The ...