May 282015
 May 28, 2015  Posted by  Business, Laws, Non-U.S., Surveillance

Loek Essers reports:

German telecom and Internet operators could once again be forced to store customer traffic and location metadata for police investigation purposes, five years after a previous data retention law was declared unconstitutional.

The draft data retention law unveiled on Wednesday would oblige providers to store call and Internet traffic metadata for a maximum of 10 weeks while location data would have to be stored for four weeks, the German government said.

Read more on Computerworld.

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