Oct 192017
 October 19, 2017  Posted by  Non-U.S., Surveillance

Toby Sterling reports:

Digital privacy advocates who hope to force the repeal of a law giving Dutch intelligence agencies new surveillance powers said on Monday they have gathered enough signatures to demand a referendum.

A range of activists, politicians and media groups oppose the law, which passed by a healthy margin in July and gives agencies the power to gather data covertly from large groups of people at once.

Read more on Reuters.

See also Sleepwet, referendum over aftapwet WIV op 21 maart 2018. Of: ‘gaan we met een kanon op ‘n mug schieten, in onze eigen voet?’

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