Watchdog slams EU data retention directive

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European Data Protection Supervisor says law does not meet requirements of rights to privacy and data protection

Following patchy adoption and the recent publication of a report critical of its effectiveness, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) has weighed in on the European Union (EU) Data Retention Directive....

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