EU law turns ISPs into spies?
A broad coalition of civil liberties groups is urging the European Parliament to reject a proposal that would require European countries to retain detailed information on citizens' phone and Internet use for policing purposes.
The 626-member assembly is scheduled to vote Thursday on the Communications Data Protection Directive, which is part of a larger overhaul of Europe's telecommunications laws.
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