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Tag: Data Retention Directive

Data Retention in the EU Five Years after the Directive

The European Commission is planning a review¬†of the Data Retention Directive of 2006, which could include a harmonization and reduction of the periods when public authorities can access citizens’ private data held by telecommunication companies for security matters. The directive allows for retention periods between 6 months and 24 months. Most member states have implementd […]