I’m not a virologist or an epidemiologist. I was trained as a scientist. I graduated in 1971 and worked for a number of years as a scientific assistant at the University of Amsterdam. My specialization is research and statistics. I learned to program in 1965. I’ve been working on (big) data analyses for a long time. I am good at analyzing data, recognizing patterns. I am also good at logic. Was a
De Corona Wet betekent een uitholling van onze democratie en roept de vraag op of er nog wel sprake kan is van een volwaardige democratie, aangezien ze ingrijpt op nagenoeg elk facet van het openbare en besloten leven in ons land. Deze draconische wet is van toepassing op de bestrijding van de epidemie, of een directe dreiging daarvan, maar herijkt de-facto onze samenleving naar ‘het
The current Act on Information and Security Services dates back to 2002 and was in need of revision according to the Dutch legislature. The new ‘data tap’ act has already met severe opposition from human rights watch organisations, journalists, lawmakers, independent watchdog organisations and the European Commission for Human Rights.
Dutch lawmakers - in their infinite wisdom - have
Recently legislation in the Netherlands has been changed that allows for the government to retract citizenship from individuals that actively serve in foreign military and have a dual nationality.
A sizeable portion of the Dutch population comprises of citizens with dual nationality. Mostly of Moroccan and Turkish descent. According to different sources somewhere between 200 and 500 people
The way information flows through the internet is much like how water flows through a river.
A river system has main streams, side streams. It meanders through the landscape. It is occasionally blocked by dams (firewalls) or overflows into floodplains (buffers). The river provides us with water much like the internet provides us with information.
Now imagine you would have to pay extra for