Belgian intelligence services implement new tools to track social media

Monday 9 July 2018 | 10:35 CET | News
Belgium's intelligence services have acquired new software to make it easier to gather information online, according to a report from De Standaard. First ordered two years ago after the terrorist attacks in Brussels, the software is expected to help the intelligence services identify potential threats via social media such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. 

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