derstandard_vds
Panorama

It’s been 13 days since telecommunications data retention went into effect in Austria. For 13 days now, the companies that provide us with the infrastructure that lets us access the wonders of the digital world have been storing data that they had to delete immediately prior to April 1st. When and with whom we talk […]

wired-blackout
Panorama

Austria’s lengthy procrastination comes to an end on April 1, 2012, when it will finally comply with the February 21, 2006 guidelines approved by the EU Council mandating that each member country implement regulations with respect to telecommunications data retention. There’s good reason for the government having kept this issue on the back burner.