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EU's highest court delivers blow to UK snooper's charter

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EU's highest court delivers blow to UK snooper's charter

EU's highest court delivers blow to UK snooper's charter

Indiscriminate collection of emails is illegal, court rules in response to challenge originally brought by David Davis

 
The European court of justice. The European court of justice. Photograph: Image Broker/Rex Features Owen Bowcott Legal affairs correspondent@owenbowcott

“General and indiscriminate retention” of emails and electronic communications by governments is illegal, the EU’s highest court has ruled, in a judgment that could trigger challenges against the UK’s new Investigatory Powers Act – the so-called snooper’s charter.

https://www.theguardian.com/law/2016/dec/21/eus-highest-court-delivers-blow-to-uk-snoopers-charter 

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Re: EU's highest court delivers blow to UK snooper's charter

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