ECJ Urged To Limit Storage Of Phone Data To Security Threats
By Silvia Martelli (November 18, 2021, 5:52 PM GMT) -- Telecommunications providers can only hold on to their users' traffic and location data in the case of "a serious threat to national security," an adviser to the European Union's highest court said on Thursday.
Advocate General Campos Sánchez-Bordona urged the European Court of Justice in a nonbinding opinion to conclude that any data storage should be "targeted," given the risks to privacy posed by allowing telecoms broader leeway to store the information. His statement came as some national courts worry over the restrictions imposed by a previous ruling.
The opinion comes from a series of cases referred from Ireland, Germany and France....
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