Opining in a case in which the ECJ is asked to interpret Directive on privacy and electronic communications to activities relating to national security and combatting terrorism on four references for a preliminary ruling  the Advocate General Campos Sánchez-Bordona clarifies the means and methods of combating terrorism must be compatible with the requirements of the rule of law. Case C-623/17 Privacy International, Joined Cases C-511/18 La Quadrature du Net and Others and C-512/18 French Data Network and Others, and Case C-520/18 Ordre des barreaux francophones et germanophone and Others
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Advocate General Campos Sánchez-Bordona_ the means and methods of combating terrorism must be compatible with the requirements of the rule of law
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 Requests for sent preliminary ruling sent by the Conseil d’État (Council of State, France) (Joined Cases C-511/18 and C-512/18, La Quadrature du Net and Others,), the Cour constitutionnelle de Belgique (Constitutional Court, Belgium) (Case C-520/18, Ordre des barreaux francophones et germanophone and Others) and the Investigatory Powers Tribunal (UK) (Case C-623/17, Privacy International).