Data Retention Directive too weak, according to British minister

Rui Miguel Silva Seabra rms at
Thu Mar 19 23:57:02 UTC 2009

On Thu, Mar 19, 2009 at 06:53:55PM +0100, Andreas Tolf Tolfsen wrote:
> 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:
>   <>

All of those use HTTP which is already covered by the directive, IIRC
(or am I thinking of a draft?)


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