Data Retention of Calling Parties

Roland Perry lists at
Thu Jan 27 14:26:25 GMT 2011

In article 
<AANLkTinusawvTEzvCGi_1gFhYbS7m0erzas+6V2NHpPf at>, John 
Wilson <tugwilson at> writes
>> Whereas Mr Mitchell (McCann's spokesperson, in the news last week) didn't
>> seem to have gone that far - his investigations with Vodafone seemed to stop
>> at the point where calls (to customer services rather than voicemail) were
>> made impersonating him. I got the impression from his description that
>> Vodafone had retained the notes of the conversation, but not the traffic
>> data.
>My recollection of his Radio 4 interview was that he asked for the
>details some considerable time after the event so the caller details
>were not available but the notes on the database were.

If we were to surmise that his enquiries were more than six months 
after, that might lead us to conclude something about the data retention 
policy. I don't think he implied it was more than (say) two years.
Roland Perry

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