For De Correspondent I wrote an update on an interview I did back in 2014 with researcher Sven Brinkhoff, concerning starting information for criminal investigations. The reason for the update was a news article by De Volkskrant stating that the police had incorrectly judged and acted upon a piece of information it had received from the Dutch intelligence services, meaning an innocent family were jailed upon suspicion of joining ISIL.
Read my update here.
My article on data brokers (see below) was selected as one of the best articles in October 2015 by editor-in-chief of De Correspondent Rob Wijnberg.
View the overview here.
For De Correspondent I did an investigation into data brokers in the Netherlands. We know all too well about the practices of American data brokers, but why has so little been written on the information-sharing economy in my country? I talked to six Dutch data brokers and various market associations and experts in order to find out how data brokers operate.
Read my article here.
For De Correspondent I asked readers to help me with my research on Dutch data brokers.
Read the call for tips and documents here.