The Article 29 Working Party has written to ICANN to express their concerns about some of the “asks” being tabled by law enforcement in the RAA negotiations.
They focus on two areas of contention:
- Annual re-verification of contact details
- Data retention
In both instances they find that the “asks” are in violation of EU law.
They’ve also given ICANN a standing invitation to consult with them on matters that impact privacy
Rather than try and copy and paste the letter here I’ve uploaded the PDF: