28 March 2012
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PRESS RELEASE, May 23, 2002, Washington, DC
Coalition asks European Parliament to vote against data retention
Signatories: Electronic Privacy Information Center; a.c.t.i.o.n - kooperative kulturelle Vernetzung; American Civil Liberties Union; Association "Souriez vous êtes filmés"; Association For Progressive Communications (APC); Maurice Wessling; Bits of Freedom; BlueLink Information Network; Bugbrother; Center for Democracy and Technology; Chaos Computer Club; Community Media Network; Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility; Cyber-Rights & Cyber-Liberties; Der Große Bruder; Deutsche Vereinigung für Datenschutz; Digital Rights; Electronic Frontier Finland; Electronic Frontier Foundation; Foundation for Information Policy Research; Free Software Foundation; GreenNet; Grüne Jugend Deutschland; Internet Freedom; Internet Society European Co-ordination Council; IRIS; Liberty; The Multiracial Activist; Nodo50, Altavoz por la Libertad de Expresión y Comunicación; Online Policy Group; Privacy International; Privacy Ukraine; Public Voice Lab; quintessenz; Samizdat; Statewatch; stop1984; Swiss Internet User Group (SIUG); StrawberryNet Foundation; VIBE!AT - Austrian Association for Internet Users; XS4ALL Internet BV.
The STOP1984 campaign has gathered more than 10,800 signatures from Internet users in 48 countries opposed to the data retention proposal now before the European Parliament: STOP 1984 campaign
Background - Statewatch
1. European Parliament committee chair tries to reach a "deal" with the Council on the surveillance of communications: Report
2. EU governments are secretly drafting a binding Framework Decision to introduce the universal surveillance of telecommunications (updated 9.5.02): Report
3. Vote in Committee: Narrow vote in European Parliament on data retention
4. Statewatch summary: European Commission sells out
5. Statewatch bulletin, January-February 2002: Final decision on surveillance of telecommunications
6. Statewatch report, up to 11 September: Data protection or data retention in the EU? (pdf)
Background - Statewatch Observatories on surveillance
7. EU-FBI telecommunications surveillance system: EU-FBI
8. Statewatch Observatory on Surveillance in Europe: S.O.S.Europe
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