Belgium simplifies wiretap compensation system

Tuesday 27 December 2016 | 15:19 CET | News
The Belgian government has simplified its system for compensating telecom operators for the costs of arranging wiretaps, according to a royal decree reported by L'Echo. While the justice minister expects to save around EUR 7 million a year, or 40-45 percent on the current costs, under the new system, the operators will benefit from a much simpler system of claiming back their costs. According to the paper's sources, the justice ministry is in the process of settling outstanding debts to the operators of over EUR 35 million.

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