“Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm” —James Madison
Saturday, February 17, 2007
EU states go wild on data retention
It seems that France, Germany and the Netherlands are all using the EU Data Retention Directive as an excuse to store even more information about their citizens' communications than European law requires (via EDRI). As Google's European privacy counsel says: some of their plans are "totally unenforceable and would never work."