Dutch ISPs sue government for wiretapping costs

Tuesday, 6 September 2005, 5:15 PM EST

A large group of ISPs and telecom operators in the Netherlands is to sue the Dutch Government for the cost of installing wiretaps.

Wiretapping is required by the Dutch Telecommunication Act of 1998. The Dutch Government insists that it is normal for ISPs and telecom operators to pay the costs for general law enforcement.

By Jan Libbenga at The Register.

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