Italy plans to extend telecoms data retention and increase censorship powers

On 19th July, the Chamber of Deputies of the Italian Parliament approved two amendments to existing laws. One of the amendments aims at extending telecommunications data retention to 6 years, while the other gives Agcom, the communications regulator, powers to order takedown powers and blocking of online content without judicial oversight.

Country: Italy

Domains: Privacy

Stakeholder: Government

Tags: content blocking, data retention, takedown, telecommunications

Posted on Tuesday 1 August 2017

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