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Joined CasesC-293/12 and C-594/12 Digital Rights Europe Ltd and others : Invalidity of Data Retention Directive

Boum ! The Court of Justice has declared that the Data Retention Directive, Directive 2006/24/EC, is invalid in today’s judgment in Joined Cases C-293/12 and C-594/12 Digital Rights Ireland Ltd and K√§rntner Landesregierung and others.

Not only that, but the Court says some important things about judicial review, legislative discretion and compliance with the principle of protection of personal data: in matters of privacy and the protection of personal data, legislative discretion is reduced, therefore judicial review is strict.

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