Belgian Constitutional Court repeals the transposition of the data retention directive

Following two actions for annulment brought independently, the Belgian Constitutional Court ruled yesterday against the mass collection of communications metadata. This ruling falls in line with a recent ruling from the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) invalidating the directive behind Belgian law.

Country: Belgium

Domains: Privacy

Stakeholder: Judicial

Tags: data retention, data protection, court decision, Constitutional Court, CJEU, Belgium, traffic data, human rights, metadata, privacy

Posted on Friday 12 June 2015

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