Netherlands: Data retention law struck down – for now

This morning the District court of The Hague decided annulled the data retention law.

The data-retention law requires telecom providers to save communication and location data from everyone in the Netherlands for as long as a year. The law, and the judges agreed, heavily impacts our freedom.

Information also available here.

Country: Netherlands

Domains: Privacy

Stakeholder: Judicial

Tags: court decision, fundamental rights, Netherlands, data retention, privacy

Posted on Wednesday 11 March 2015

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