New EU Draft Directive on Data Retention

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on July 27, 2005

The EDRI-gram newsletter reported on the release of the new EU Commission explanatory memorandum on data retention, July 20, 2005 (16 pages, PDF).

  • “The European Commission has finally produced its draft directive on data retention. According to the Commission, all fixed and mobile telephony traffic and location data from all private and legal persons should bestored for 1 year. Data about communications ‘using solely the internet protocol’ should be stored for 6 months.”
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