Contributed By Vondst Advocaten N V
The main issues that have arisen in the last few years have been in connection with government access to personal data, particularly access to bulk internet data by the secret services. The government wanted to introduce such access rights in the Intelligence and Security Services Act 2017. A referendum was held with respect to the draft of this Act, and the majority of voters expressed their criticism. Nonetheless the Act was adopted, although with some minor changes.