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Germany's top court accepts complaint against country's data retention regime - report

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Germany's Federal Constitutional Court has accepted a complaint filed by the activist group Digital Courage and the Working Group against Data Retention (AKV) seeking to overturn Germany''s controversial data retention laws, reported TelTarif.de. The two co-plaintiffs had collected over 29,000 signatures from citizens in their complaints against the blanket storage of telecommunications data permitted by the law, said TelTarif. While a date for a hearing on the matter has not been set, it is still possible for the court to handle this complaint in 2018, they added.

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