Joint Letter to Pres-European Parliament

Joint Letter (signed by TMA) to President, European Parliament Urging Vote Against Data Retention
(Multiple Organizations) (May 22, 2002)

Coalition Asks European Parliament to Vote Against Data Retention
In an open letter sent to all Members of the European Parliament, EPIC and 40 civil liberties organizations from 15 countries strongly recommended that Members vote against general data retention of communications by law enforcement authorities. The vote, scheduled for May 29 in Brussels, is critical, as it constitutes the major step before the final adoption of the new EU Telecommunications Directive. It may have serious consequences on the manner in which data retention is currently regulated in the United States and other countries around the world.

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