Britain moves to keep e-mail, phone data for security Add to ...

July 10, 2014 10:52 AM

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Britain said on Thursday it would rush through emergency legislation to force telecoms companies to retain customers’ data for a year, saying the move was vital to protect national security following a decision by Europe’s top court.

Communication companies had been required to retain data for 12 months under a 2006 European Union directive which was thrown out in April by the European Court of Justice which said it infringed human rights.

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