Data Retention

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The CJEU ruled that indiscriminate data retention is illegal. The UK government response was to suggest minor tweaks that leave the core issues unaddressed

  • Jan.26.2018: Hey – cute tweaks to snoop regime. Your EU law reading needs work. A landmark ruling from the Court of Justice of the European Union deemed indiscriminate data retention illegal, forcing the UK govt to set out a series of tweaks to the controversial Investigatory Powers Act. Privacy bods rip into attempts to make Investigatory Powers Act legal. The govt's attempt to bring the UK's data retention regime in line with EU laws have been slammed by privacy campaigners. The Register, Rebecca Hill

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