Supervisor: AIVD drew large web forums unlawful empty – update




The AIVD has acted unlawfully when winning large general web forums in some cases, the supervisor deems CTIVD in a research report.

In five operations where the entire data set of great web forums are won by the AIVD, the service should have been because the reasoning was insufficient, given permission finds CTIVD after examination, while draining was disproportionate in another four cases. In all cases, the operations were therefore unlawful. Is not known for any web forums it goes.

Last year, the AIVD came into disrepute after Snowden from documents showed that the service gets into Internet forums and collects the data from all users. The spy agency defended itself by stating that web forums are legitimate targets, by invoking Article 24 of the Wi, stating that the AIVD may “enter an automated work ‘. So CTIVD now finds that the intelligence did have the line is gone.

“In most cases, the Commission moreover do believe that the acquisition of these web forums was necessary, and fits within the remit of the service,” writes CTIVD. At large, general web forums heavier demands would be placed on the service: “In those situations being also collected data of individuals who are not relevant to the tasks performed by the service.” The supervisor describes that “acquiring the data sets’ is done with the help of a human source, a hack or a foreign service.

Dozens intelligence operations were examined in the period from January 1, 2011 to January 1, 2014. Also in other operations of the AIVD in relation to social media, the CTIVD discovered irregularities. Among other things, the department recorded insufficient information on the operations, which complicates subsequent review. Thus, calls the CTIVD four cases in which employees of the AIVD were active on social media under a virtual identity, where they had permission to commit criminal offenses. “Now reporting significant shortcomings, the Commission considers that the implementation of the agreement to commit offenses is illegitimate.” According to the report .

In general, the CTIVD paints a positive picture of the activities of the AIVD with respect to social media, says Minister Plasterk of the Interior to the House: “CTIVD has in investigating the collection of data based on general jurisdiction not irregularities detected.’s CTIVD has no evidence that the AIVD in cooperation with foreign services bypasses the powers of its own. ” It asked the AIVD where necessary to take measures and to tighten, which would be. Now happened procedures

Update, 15:30: Minister’s response to the Second Chamber.

NSA AIVD CNE 30-11-2013 Source: NRC


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