UK Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill

Peter Fairbrother zenadsl6186 at
Fri Jul 11 20:01:20 BST 2014

On 11/07/14 18:43, Roland Perry wrote:
> In article <E9E7E2EC-7B7F-4AAA-9187-1D3EE097AC85 at>, Ian
> Batten <igb at> writes
>>>> I'm not really clear why a law change is required for communications
>>>> data to be held for 12 months. Probably most businesses will want to
>>>> hold this data for a year in order to address billing disputes & such
>>> Very few ISPs produce itemised bills saying who you emailed and when,
>>> or listing which web pages you went to in order to use up your
>>> 1GB/month.
>> I still don't follow (either technically or legally) on what basis
>> ISPs will be able to retain logs of which websites you visited.
> That's what the UK Data Retention stuff does

Could you explain that please?

-- Peter Fairbrother

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