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Germany adopts a draft telecom data retention law that includes a localization requirement
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Germany
  • June 4 2015

On May 28, 2015, the German government adopted a draft law that would require telecommunications and Internet service providers to retain Internet


German DPAs publish app guidelines and step up enforcement
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Germany
  • June 27 2014

On June 18, 2014, the German state data protection authorities responsible for the private sector (the Düsseldorfer Kreis) issued guidelines


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


Bridget C. Treacy
  • Hunton & Williams LLP