Here you will find positions of the BfDI on the important data protection topic "telecommunications".
E-privacy is the common term in connection with the handling of personal data on the Internet and the associated protection of privacy. The e-Privacy Directive governs data protection in electronic communication. A new e-Privacy Regulation is currently being negotiated at EU level. More: E-Privacy Regulation
Data retention, which has always been a matter of controversial discussion, is currently suspended in Germany. At the German and the European level, however, its re-introduction is constantly being discussed. Data retention is and has been the subject of various legal proceedings. More: Data retention