EU wants seven year data retention
PJohansson at acm.org
Fri May 25 13:59:36 PDT 2001
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* Peter Johansson <PJohansson at ACM.org>
At 01:37 PM 5/25/01, Simpson, Cris wrote:
>The Council of the European Union, which represents the 15 member
>governments, will discuss implementing a policy originally designed with
>the FBI six years ago. It calls for the retention of "every phone call,
>every mobile phone call, every fax, every e-mail, every
>website's contents, all internet usage, from anywhere, by everyone, to be
>recorded, archived and be accessible for at least seven
>years," notes the journal.
To paraphrase Max Bialystock, "Springtime for disk drive vendors, autumn
for civil liberties and the citizenry ..."
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