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German constitutional court limits police access to telecom subscriber data

Friday 17 July 2020 | 16:06 CET | News
The German Federal Constitutional Court has ruled that section 113 of the Telecommunications Act (TKG) and several ordinary federal laws are unconstitutional. This covers rules on telecom providers giving subscriber data to law enforcement officials. The court found the telecoms law violates certain rights to privacy enshrined in the constitution.

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