That is not what I read. He says (if the article quotes him correctly) that it is fine to use #Pegasus *if* this happens in accordance with Belgian law.
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So the result is that it's fine to use?
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It is the opinion of the minister that it can be used if it is used in accordance to Belgian law.
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Again, if quoted correctly, it seems he states that it ís in accordance to Belgian law? My suspicion however, is that if it is, it's only because of outdated laws which can be interpreted broadly.
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He says: "the use of this type of technology must always be done within a legal framework with adequate control mechanisms so that the rights and freedoms of citizens are safeguarded as much as possible. This framework is present in Belgium."
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The decision to use it remains, of course, a political one. It does not follow automatically from the law that it must or will be used.

5:45 AM · Sep 3, 2021

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So it does not mean that it is necessarily a wise decision to use it. It only means that when you use it, you must do so in accordance with the law (which is ‘logical’).
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I don’t interpret it that way, he doesn’t say if. But the real issue here is that he argues that the current regulatory framework that deals with new technologies is sufficient to protect people’s rights
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