Group Petitions Against Retention Directive
PRIVACY LAW—AUSTRIADecember 16, 2011
The Austrian Arbeitskreis Vorratsdaten has submitted a petition asking that the Austrian Parliament reevaluate its implementation of the EU Data Retention Directive as well as additional anti-terror legislation, EDRI reports. The Data Retention Directive was transposed into Austrian law last April and is slated to go into effect on 1 April 2012. From now until then, Austrian citizens can file complaints against the legislation with the Constitutional Court of Austria.