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 May 13, 2014  Posted by  Court, Non-U.S.

Magda Fahsi reports on another significant ruling from the EU Court of Justice, this one issued last month:

The Court of Justice of the European Union concluded last month that the EU law forcing telecommunication companies to retain customer data for up to two years is illegal.

In a press release issued after the ruling in April, the European judges said the Data Retention Directive “interferes in a particularly serious manner with the fundamental rights to respect for private life and to the protection of personal data,” and as such, the court considers the directive “invalid.”

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