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Head of German Criminal Police calls for expansion of data retention laws

Tuesday 6 February 2018 | 14:56 CET | News
While German authorities receive "several thousand" tips on potential cases from countries like the US each year, police cannot follow up on these leads as information, such as which particular computer was behind an IP address at the time of a crime, is no longer stored in Germany, Muench said. In 9 out of 10 cases, the IP address is essential for determining where a criminal act originated, he added. 

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