Dutch Tax Authority to use IMSI catchers to track smartphones

The Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs, Henk Kamp, announced on August 17, 2015, that the Fiscal Intelligence and Investigation Service (Fiscale inlichtingen-en opsporingsdienst, FIOD), a special investigatory unit under the country’s Tax and Customs Administration, will have the authority “to track and tap smartphones and tablets, including pre-paid sim cards".

Country: Netherlands

Domains: Privacy IG

Stakeholder: Government

Tags: IMSI catchers, Netherlands, security agencies, tapping, monitoring, tracking, privacy, Internet

Posted on Monday 17 August 2015

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