Data Retention Directive too weak, according to British minister

Andreas Tolf Tolfsen ato at
Thu Mar 19 17:53:55 UTC 2009

According to the British Home Office security minister, Vernon Coaker,
the EUs Data Retention Directive, allowing the respective countries to
store logs of people's internet traffic, e-mailheaders, telephone calls
and text messages, does not go far enough.

One thing the UK government now is considering is also monitoring and
storing all user communication on social-networking sites, such as
Facebook, MySpace, and Bebo.

More here:


Andreas Tolf Tolfsen
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