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German govt wants to do solo run with data retention

Tuesday 10 March 2015 | 11:26 CET | News
The German government plans to introduce data retention in a national solo run, spiegelonline.de reports. Negotiations are already under way. The European Court of Justice passed a EU data retention directive in 2014 as it considered excessive use of data retention for the purposes of tracing wanted persons a restriction of the fundamental rights of EU citizens. Germany then decided to wait until the EU has passed a directive compliant with fundamental rights. Because the Commission recently signaled that it would not present such a paper in the foreseeable future, the government in Berlin

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