CJUE decision: member states may not impose a general data retention obligation

In Watson vs. Tele2 Sverige AB (C-203/15), the court decides that EU law precludes national legislation that prescribes general and indiscriminate retention of data.

The text of the decision is available here and the press release here.

Country: EU

Domains: Privacy

Stakeholder: Judicial

Tags: national legislation, data protection, court decision, CJUE, data retention, privacy

Posted on Wednesday 21 December 2016

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