Jan 052012
 January 5, 2012  Posted by  Court, Non-U.S.

On Wednesday (4.1.), the Constitutional Court of Czech republic delivered its second decision on data retention (see the first here). This time, it concerns unconstitutionality of the procedure of obtaining the data stored on the basis of the data retention laws. The Court found the procedure in question to be too vague, in breach of proportionality rule  (its second step) and thus unconstitutional due to interference with right to privacy and informational self-determination (Art. 10(3) and Art. 13 Charter of Fundamental Right and Basic Freedoms).

Read more on Huťko´s IT & IP legal blog.

Via @TJMcIntyre

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