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Czech Constitutional Court takes on data retention rules

In less than a year, the Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic issued two decisions that repealed most of the data retention legislation. By its first judgment from 22 March 2011, the court repealed the obligation of telecoms operators and ISPs to retain traffic and location data for the minimum period of six months and maximum period of 12 months and to provide such data to authorized bodies upon request (First Judgment).

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