Orla O’Donnell reports:
Convicted murderer Graham Dwyer has won his legal action against the Garda Commissioner and the State over data from mobile phones.
The ruling could have implications for many other criminal cases and investigations.
The High Court found that the Irish legislation, which allows data from mobile phones to be retained and accessed, breaches EU law and the European Convention on Human Rights, because the retention of the data is general and indiscriminate, and there is no prior review by a court or an independent authority before it can be accessed
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