Privacy International briefing examines national data retention laws

26/03/2024 | Privacy International

Privacy International (PI) has published a briefing on the national data retention laws in ten separate jurisdictions. 

Data retention legislation places a blanket obligation on telecommunication companies and internet service providers to retain data. Despite recent jurisprudence from the Court of Justice of the European Union, EU members have been slow to adapt their legislation. Other countries around the world are also implementing similar legislation. The data retention frameworks examined in the briefing lack procedural safeguards and are often vague in nature.

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