Tag Archives: Data Protection Directive

European privacy body’s opinion on geolocation services on smartphones

Regular readers will recall the curious case of Mr Spitz and his surprise at the amount of data his mobile phone company retained about his whereabouts, whilst Apple has recently come in for its fair share of opprobrium for collecting location … Continue reading

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Europe to review data retention rules

Readers will recall from the curious case of Mr Spitz that European telecoms operators already retain very large amounts of information about their customers. In an evaluation report adopted today by the European Commission, the Commission proposes to review the existing rules. … Continue reading

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