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EU court rules against telecom data retention laws in UK, France, Belgium

Tuesday 6 October 2020 | 13:43 CET | News
The EU Court of Justice has again struck down national laws requiring mass data collection and retention by telecom operators for law enforcement purposes. Ruling on cases brought in the UK, France and Belgium, the court said the EU's ePrivacy directive prohibits the indiscriminate retention of massive amounts of personal communications data, even in the name of national security or prevention. 

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