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German DPA publishes recommendations for mobile payment systems

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • Germany, USA
  • -
  • November 13 2013

On November 4, 2013, the data protection authority ("DPA") of the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate announced two sets of recommendations for

German authorities publish traffic data retention guide for telecoms

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • Germany
  • -
  • October 3 2012

On September 27, 2012, the German Federal Network Agency, the Bundesnetzagentur, together with the German Federal Commissioner for Data Protection, published a guide on traffic data retention

German Federal Constitutional Court restricts access to user data for law enforcement purposes

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • Germany
  • -
  • March 1 2012

On February 24, 2012, the German Federal Constitutional Court (Bundesverfassungsgericht) ruled that certain provisions in the Federal Telecommunications Act concerning the disclosure of telecom user data to law enforcement agencies violate the German constitution

German government adopts security breach notification requirement in Telecommunications Act

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • Germany
  • -
  • March 2 2011

On March 2, 2011, the German Federal government adopted a draft law revising certain sector-specific data protection provisions in the German Telecommunications Act

German Federal Constitutional Court declares implementation of Data Retention Directive unconstitutional

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • Germany
  • -
  • March 2 2010

On March 2, 2010, the German Federal Constitutional Court ruled that the mass storage of telephone and Internet data for law enforcement purposes is unlawful in its current form

Deutsche Telekom issues first data protection report

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • Germany
  • -
  • May 15 2009

As a consequence of the data protection scandals at Deutsche Telekom AG over the last few years, the company is committed to reviewing these incidents by publishing an annual data protection report

German court rules on data retention and submits questions to ECJ

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • European Union, Germany
  • -
  • April 28 2009

On March 16, 2009, the German Administrative Court of Wiesbaden published a February court decision (Az. 6 K 104508 WI) requesting the European Court of Justice (ECJ) to assess the compatibility of the Data Retention Directive (Directive 200624) regarding the retention of telephone and Internet data with basic constitutional rights