The telecommunications act and corresponding provisions in other laws must be no later than the end of 2021 revised. As long as the disputed provisions remain in force. The judges of the First Senate, however, make provisions for their application.
the police, the Federal criminal police office and the intelligence services use the information to solve crimes or prevent terrorist attacks. To do this, you may query, for example, in the case of telephone companies and providers of "fixed" data such as your Name, address and date of birth, but also the used IP-addresses.
The rules had to be revised after a first ruling of the Federal constitutional court of 2012 already. Now it turned out that the reformed law is sufficient to still the requirements.Updated Date: 17 July 2020, 05:19