EU Court of Justice Upholds Validity of Data Retention Directive

The EU Court of Justice has upheld the validity of the Data Retention Directive (“Directive 2006/24/EC Retention of data generated or processed in connection with the provision of electronic communications services”) in Ireland v Parliament , decided Feb. 10, 2008.

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One Response to EU Court of Justice Upholds Validity of Data Retention Directive

  1. Paragraph 3 of the judgement cites a clause in Directive 95/46 including the phrase: “… processing operations concerning […] State security (including the economic well-being of the State when the processing operation relates to State security matters).”
    Any offers to explain the scope of the qualification to “economic well-being”?

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