Justice Ministry proposes bill that would expand the state’s power to tap phones

18.05.2012                      26.Ijar. 5772                    Tag 41 des Omer

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Justice Ministry proposes bill that would expand the state's power to tap phones

The bill would almost double the number of state agencies allowed to access such data when conducting investigations.

A Justice Ministry bill that would expand the state's power to track cell phone and e-mail conversations has provoked outrage from privacy advocates.
Currently, the only agencies authorized to obtain communications data are the police, the Military Police, the Justice Ministry unit that investigates police misconduct, the Israel Securities Authority, the Antitrust Authority and the Tax Authority….