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Scrapping Safe Harbour will affect NL intelligence services

Friday 9 October 2015 | 11:58 CET | News
Scrapping the Safe Harbour treaty will also hold implications for intelligence services, lawyer Otto Volgenant of Boekx Lawyers told nu.nl. Safe Harbour has since 2000 determined how US companies should process the personal data of citizens and companies from the EU. The European Court of Justice recently made it clear that the massive storage of is not permissible without safeguards to protect the privacy of citizens. Volgenant said that the European Court took into account the massive tapping practices that took place in 2013. The Dutch Minister of Internal Affairs is working on a new law

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