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Civil rights group calls for better privacy protection

Wednesday 14 October 2009 | 10:32 CET | News
Private detectives are violating the rules on access to traffic information on electronic communications, according to the Dutch civil rights group Bits of Freedom, based on an audit in 2008. Private researchers have found the privacy rules bothersome and often finds way to get around them, such as by exchanging confidential PIN codes. These give access to the Central Information point for Telecommunication Research. Bits of Freedom called on the government to better enforce the rules, especially following the recent legislation requiring retention of communications data for law enforcement

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