Police progresses more and more data




The police have claimed more than 62,000 times data in 2013. In most cases, they raised so-called historical data, data to be collected according to the data retention. The police intercepted more Internet connections off.

The number of claims last year was just over 62,000, where there a year earlier were still nearly 57,000, an increase of ten percent. Compared to 2011, the number of claims has even increased by a quarter. That discovered Rejo Zenger civil rights organization Bits of Freedom in a letter as of June; the passage was so far gone unnoticed.

In most cases concerned claims for delivery of so-called historical traffic, though not exactly clear how big the share. With historical traffic data may involve the question of who at one time who called or who sat on a date in the past behind an IP address. Internet and telecommunication providers need to store data for data retention. That law is controversial; the European Court of Justice put a line through the directive on which it is based. The government admits that the law should be modified, but in the meantime he remains in force.

When the number of 62,000 claims have been searched by the CIOT not included. This database contains the current traffic of any internet and telecom customers in the Netherlands. Every day fill the providers with new information. The police can retrieve data from the database without having to have to ask for a claim. In 2013 happened that as many as 2.3 million times.

The number of internet taps increased. Where the police in 2012, placed a 17,000 Internet taps were there last year, nearly a thousand more. In 2011 were placed only 3300 internet taps. According to the Ministry to explain the increase by the increased use of smartphones. If they are drained, placed both a tap on the data connection when the telephone line. The number of wiretaps was otherwise similar.


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