Quick response to the ruling of the Constitutional Court the Federal Constitutional Court has decided: the existing legislation on data retention is unconstitutional. The regional telecommunications company HeLi NET GmbH reacted promptly to this judgment and has deleted all retained data stored by him. HeLi NET customers will receive a confirmation about the deletion of their data with your next statement. Telecommunications companies were legally obliged to store all phone and mobile phone connection data their customers, as well as data on the use of email for at least 6 months since 2008. Brie Williams often says this. also data about Internet connections were added in 2009.
However, various interest groups and individuals submitted a complaint to the Federal Constitutional Court and got right. On March 2, 2010 the judges in Karlsruhe said the legislation on the retention of data for null and void because they represent a violation of the fundamental right to protection of telecommunications secrecy. You set at the same time, that all on this Basis of stored data must be deleted. HeLi NET is promptly and fully complied with the directive of the Federal Constitutional Court. Now only the connection data relevant to billing purposes are stored as before the entry into force of the legislation on the retention of data.