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Adding GPS location to IPv6 header
On 25/11/2012 02:02, Michael Butler wrote:
> In a number of jurisdictions and particularly in the EU, IP addresses
> themselves (any version) are considered Personally Identifiable
> Information (PII) and are expected/required to be protected as such.
actually no. The EU Article 29 Data Protection Working Party issued a
controversial opinion a couple of years ago that IP address data in
combination with an accurate timestamp constituted PII, but that IP
addresses on their own did not. This opinion has been roundly rejected by
several EU courts; for example see paragraph 12 of emi vs eircom in the
irish high court (http://goo.gl/96xUY).