Mar 172011
 March 17, 2011  Posted by  Featured News, Laws, Non-U.S., Surveillance

Mikael Ricknäs reports:

Sweden will not put into effect the E.U. Data Retention Directive for at least a year, after a vote in the Parliament on Wednesday postponed the implementation of the directive.

Approval of the directive would have made it mandatory for operators to store user data.


The European Commission — the E.U.’s executive branch — is now expected to go court to determine the fine Sweden has to pay for not implementing the directive, according to Ulrika Karlsson, member of Parliament for the Moderate Party, who voted to implement the directive.

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