Peter Koop Publishes Blog on Safe and Free Project

Peter Koop |  February 9, 2024

Peter Koop, author of The Netherlands paper on “The Development Of Electronic Surveillance Norms In The Netherlands” on Safe and Free, recently published a blog regarding the project and a comparative overview of some of the regulations on electronic surveillance on

“Because states have different legal systems, institutional traditions and political constellations, the regulation of electronic surveillance methods differs from country to country. Nonetheless, some basic trends can be distinguished. An important one is the distinction between foreign and domestic, which affects many aspects.

“First, most countries have separate agencies for foreign intelligence and domestic security, with signals intelligence traditionally being conducted by the military and domestic wiretapping sometimes by a national or federal police service,” Koop writes.

To read more of the blog, view it here.