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The metadata debate: What you need to know about data retention

The former head of the CIA has said "we kill people based on metadata", but as Australia introduces new data retention laws, the country's security chief says he's "not quite sure" what the fuss is about. So what is the truth behind data retention, and why does it matter?

By August 13, 2014

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The 404 1,525: Where we press 1 for retention (podcast)

An at-home DNA test that determines the future of your marriage, iPad fingerprints as art, a cringeworthy call to Comcast drags on and on, and an infographic platform game coming to Vita.

By July 16, 2014

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The 404 1,525: Where we press 1 for retention

An at-home DNA test that determines the future of your marriage, iPad fingerprints as art, a cringeworthy call to Comcast drags on and on, and an infographic platform game coming to Vita.

By July 16, 2014

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Australian AG scraps ISP data retention plans

The Australian government has said that it will not move forward with plans for a mandatory data retention scheme.

By June 24, 2013

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Congressman endorses data retention law, then backs away

A key Republican politician alarmed lobbyists trying to update a 1986 electronic privacy law by suggesting a data retention requirement should be attached. Then his aides said he misspoke.

By March 19, 2013

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ISP data retention plan hits Capitol Hill snag

Controversial legislation to require Internet providers to store logs about their customers for 18 months has run into an unexpected obstacle: a former supporter.

By July 12, 2011

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Net trade group protests French data retention rules

A group representing Google, Facebook, and others doing business in France is taking its case to court over regulations that require the companies to keep user data for a year.

By April 6, 2011

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White House undecided about data retention law

Despite Justice Department's enthusiasm, White House hasn't taken a position on whether a law is needed to force Internet providers to keep track of what their customers are doing.

By February 15, 2011

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Data-retention plan

Verizon's $30 a month unlimited data plan is too good to be permanently true, Facebook will compete with Groupon via Buy With Friends, and the DOJ's proposed data retention plan is quite vague.

By January 26, 2011

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Data-retention plan

Verizon's $30 a month unlimited data plan is too good to be permanently true, Facebook will compete with Groupon via Buy With Friends, and the DOJ's proposed data retention plan is quite vague.

By January 26, 2011