Terrorism stagnation should legitimize storage of connection data
The Council of the European Union had under the sign of terrorist attack in the USA for looser provisions in the Directive "About the processing of personal data and the protection of privacy in electronic communication" (PDF file) used.
He was a letter of the US Prassident George W. Bush followed at the former EU Council Chairman Guy Verhofstadt. Accordingly, connection data should be fine "to protect certain important public interests in relation to safety" "During a limited time" be kept. So Hour of the Great Britain free, the data for seven years, but also Germany to save the data as planned at least half a year. So far, the data can only be stored for billing purposes and must then be deleted.
He created a change request and appealed to his colleagues not to follow Palacio. Your requests of the case law of the European Court of Justice for Human Rights. At present Thursday, Cappato was able to prevail with his proposal in the Committee for the freedoms and rights of the burger. The Committee voted against the proposal for the Council and that in the directive of each relation to a storage of connection data should be deleted.