EU E-Communications industry regrets today EP vote
EU E-COMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY REGRETS TODAY EP VOTE, PUTTING EUROPE'S COMPETITIVENESS AND INFORMATION SOCIETY AT STAKE
Brussels – E-communications services providers, through their trade associations, regret that members of the European Parliament did not support the amendments of theParliament’s own Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee by rejecting the Report of Mr. Alvaro MEP. In doing so, the Parliament has failed to take the opportunity to rectify a text that still raises major concerns about the technical feasibility and proportionality of proposed measures. Furthermore, despite strong protestations from MEPs that any Directive must aim towards a harmonisation of data retention measures, the text adopted today provides very little harmonisation.
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