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Dutch MPs criticise draft law to end data retention

Tuesday 12 May 2015 | 10:51 CET | News
Dutch MPs have criticised a proposal from the Green Left party to abolish the data retention requirement for communications providers, according to the written response to the draft law presented by MP Liesbeth van Tongeren. The opposition centred on the government's proposal to maintain the legislation in an adapted form, after an earlier court ruling suspended the law. The Greens' proposal also did not take into account enough the advice of the Council of State, according to the opposition. The VVD and CDA parties were most critical, but other parties also had questions. The draft law aims

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