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Human rights league against Belgian data retention law

Monday 24 February 2014 | 11:32 CET | News
Human rights association La Ligue des droits de l'Homme (LDH) has launched a procedure against the new Belgian law requiring telecom operators to hold customer data for one year, De Standaard reported. LDH said the law represents a grave violation to the right for customers to a private life and has launched a crowdfunding action for EUR 5000 to fight the rule, adopted by Belgian Parliament during the summer. The data saved can be used by police, justice or intelligence services for their investigations. Police and justice services feel the law did not change anything as companies already had

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Companies: LDH
Countries: Belgium
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