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Terrorists Win - Exploiting Telecommunications Data Retention?

Kay Hamacher and Stefan Katzenbeisser

Telecommunications data retention (TDR) has become a reality in most
Western countries. Protagonists claim that the collection of massive
amounts of data on the communication behavior of all individuals
within a country would enable law enforcement agencies to exploit
patterns in the stored data to uncover connections between suspects.