Look who’s fallen foul of Europe’s data retention rules. France and Germany

On Tuesday, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) issued rulings that limit indiscriminate data retention in France and Germany. The French case involves two suspects, VD and SR, accused of insider dealing, corruption, and money laundering, who challenged the legal basis cited by the French Financial Markets Authority (Autorité des marchés financiers) to obtain personal data from telephone calls that had been stored for a year in case the info might be useful for criminal investigators.

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