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Privacy Groups Blast ISP Data-Retention Bill

February 20, 2009

Privacy advocates are lashing out at a renewed effort by lawmakers to impose requirements on ISPs and wireless network operators to keep records about the identities of Internet users...

"These data retention proposals unnecessarily threaten the privacy and anonymous speech rights of every law-abiding internet user," EFF Senior Attorney Kevin Bankston told InternetNews.com. The law would "create vast new troves of data vulnerable not only to government overreaching but also to any civil litigant wielding a subpoena," he added.

Friday, February 20, 2009
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