German court rejects appeal against data retention law

Thursday 13 April 2017 | 14:50 CET | News
Germany's constitutional court has rejected an appeal against the country's data retention law, passed at the end of 2015. The court said in a short statement that it decided at the end of March to deny the applications for interim relief. The law requires communication service providers to retain certain customer data for a minimum period of time so that may be used for eventual law enforcement purposes.

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