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FOCUS OF THE DAY: MPs David Davis and Tom Watson have succeeded in their judicial review challenging the data retention powers in section 1 of DRIPA—the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act 2014. The legislation that was fast-tracked through Parliament to plug a gap left when the Data Retention Directive 2006/24/EC was annulled by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in the Digital Rights Ireland case [2014] 2 All ER (Comm) 1. The CJEU found that it interfered with rights under Arts 7 and 8 of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights, corresponding to Art 8 ECHR. However, DRIPA broadly replicated the Data Retention Directive regime. Full story - New Law Journal

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