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The BfDI welcomes ECJ ruling on data retention Berlin, 20th september 2022

The BfDI, Professor Ulrich Kelber, welcomes the rulings of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on German data retention: The ECJ has once again made it very clear that the groundless storage of traffic data and location data, as provided for in German law, is not compatible with European law.

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73th Plenary Session of the European Data Protection Board (EDPB)

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The BfDI welcomes ECJ ruling on data retention

The BfDI, Professor Ulrich Kelber, welcomes the rulings of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on German data retention: The ECJ has once again made it very clear that the groundless storage of traffic data and location data, as provided for in German law, is not compatible with European law.

G7 Privacy Advocates and Privacy Authorities want to advance DFFT

The Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (BfDI), Professor Ulrich Kelber, is satisfied with the outcome of this year’s G7 Roundtable of the data protection and privacy authorities: We have agreed to work together on the basis for a free and trusting flow of data, focusing on the protection of citizens’ personal data. For this path of the “Data Free Flow with Trust” or DFFT, we will advertise at our respective governments.

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