Aug 282015
 August 28, 2015  Posted by  Court, Laws, Non-U.S., Surveillance

Associated Press reports:

Portugal’s Constitutional Court has disallowed legislation that would have given intelligence agencies access to private communications metadata.

The judges declared the bill passed by Parliament last month illegal because it violated article 34 of the Constitution, which forbids authorities’ access to private communications unless they are part of a criminal investigation and sanctioned by a judge.

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