ProtonMail and Anonymity

Mark Rousell markr at
Mon May 6 19:44:48 CEST 2019

On 06/05/2019 16:27, Mauricio Tavares wrote:
> On Mon, May 6, 2019 at 11:17 AM Mark Rousell <markr at> wrote:
>> Check your local laws first. I am pretty sure that doing that (specifically the no logs bit) in the UK would now be a criminal offence. ;-) This is the same as many other EU countries due to one of the EU's data retention regulations whose name I've now forgotten.
>       Going maybe on a tangent, how would those data retention
> regulations play with GDPR?

It would not be a problem for GDPR. GDPR certainly doesn't prohibit all
data retention or usage. If data/metadata/log retention is legally
mandated then this will be allowed for in GDPR.

Mark Rousell

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