Ongoing debate on governmental plans for new data retention law

The federal government plans to enact a law on data retention. According to the draft law, information on the user’s phone calls, text messages and Internet connection shall be recorded and saved for ten weeks. Information that allows to track a person shall be saved for four weeks. The draft law is criticised by opposition, business representatives and privacy groups.

Country: Germany

Domains: Privacy

Stakeholder: Government

Tags: data protection, data retention, Internet, Germany, draft law, privacy

Posted on Wednesday 27 May 2015

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