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European Privacy Groups Send Letter to Commissioner Malstrom With Concerns Regarding the Data Retention Legislation

The bottom line is that privacy groups are against the data retention legislation, considering that data retention is, actually, illegal.

We remain convinced that a comprehensive impact assessment will definitively show that data retention is neither necessary for market harmonisation nor for the fight against serious crime and is, therefore, illegal. This letter is to provide you with our views on the minimum criteria for the impact assessment and subsequent legislative proposal.

You can find the letter HERE.