Privacy: The Devils Playground

The European Parliament adopted new rules drawn up by the European Union to store phone and internet data for up to two years to fight terrorism and other serious crime. The measure was approved in record time after being proposed by the European Commission in September, and is part of the 25-nation bloc's response to the terrorist attacks in Madrid in 2004 and in London this year.

Britain, holder of the rotating EU presidency, hailed the adoption as a step forward in the fight against terrorism and organized crime. Wired News: Privacy: The Devil's Playground

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