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European Service Providers To Begin (or Continue) Recording Data on All Electronic Communications

On March 15, 2006, the European Parliament issued Directive 2006/24/EC (.pdf), outlining a new program that woud require internet service providers (ISPs) and telecommunications carriers to begin retaining comprehensive records of customer communications.  Specifically, the Directive required member states to ensure that a range of communications data be retained by service providers, including:

  1. The names, addresses, telephone numbers, Internet Protocol (IP) addresses and user IDs involved in Internet access,…
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