According to minister Opstelten, new investigatory measures are needed to fight cyber crime more effectively. What human rights standards should national authorities take into account in order to comply with the requirements as developed by the ECtHR?
The critics of controversial ACTA have been saying its ratification could be a major blow to privacy on the Internet. Under ACTA, could private parties such as rightholders and Internet Service Providers become the ‘watchers’ of Internet users?
On 28 June 2012 the Dutch Safety Board published a report on the ‘DigiNotar incident’, in which it concludes that the public executives of many government agencies in the Netherlands do not exercise sufficient control to ensure proper digital security.