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Post 371311 posted on 6-4-2009 at 21:03
ISPs to record all emails and calls
ISPs are to keep records of emails and online phone calls under controversial new government regulations that come into force
ISPs will be legally obliged to store details of emails and internet telephony for 12 months as a potential tool to aid criminal investigations.
Although the content of emails and calls will not be held, ISPs will be asked to record the date, time, duration and recipients of online
The new regulations are contained in an EC directive on data retention that already applies to telecoms providers and is now being extended to ISPs.