DSEi arms fair, London, 9-12 September 2003
Government leaves the communications industry open to legal challenge if they retain traffic data for the purpose of "national security" and then pass it over for other purposes, for example, for crime, public order or taxation
Government to allow access for crime purposes to records which can only be held for “national security”
European Parliament report opposes giving passenger data to USA without strict data protection safeguards - and says if these are not met by 1 December all data transfers should stop
Irish Council for Civil Liberties - Press Release: 18th September 2003
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