CNECT - Communications Networks, Content and Technology DG
Providing a forum for dialogue among relevant stakeholders on technical, legal and practical issues surrounding retention of traffic and location data by providers of public electronic communication services and networks for the investigation, detection and prosecution of serious crime. Stakeholders for this purpose are as defined in Article 14 of the Data Retention Directive (2006/24/EC).
Assist the Commission in the preparation of legislation or in policy definition
Coordinates with Member States, exchange of views
Help the Commission to appreciate technical and other difficulties experienced in the implementation of Directive 2006/24/EC
Civil service, Other (MEP), Association (Industry), EU body (Civil service), National administrations
European Commission DG Home affairs, Unit A.3 "Police cooperation and access to information" B-1049 Brussels
Commission Decision of 25 March 2008 setting up the experts group “The Platform for Electronic Data Retention for the Investigation, Detection and Prosecution of Serious Crime”OJ L 111 of 23.4.2008 p.11