Data Retention Bill to be published today

Several Irish sources are reporting (Irish Times | Examiner) that the Data Retention Bill will be published today and will seek to establish a two year retention period for phone records, with one year for email and internet traffic. More details as they emerge.

Oops – Daithí (in comments) and Darius (by email) both correctly point out that the Bill was in fact published last week. Full text on the Oireachtas website.