State Comptroller Yosef Shapira, speaking at a conference of auditors in Eilat, said that the regulatory authority should have access to personal e-mail and WhatsApp of civil servants.
The state Comptroller spoke of the need for a law that would allow regulatory authorities to obtain access to private correspondence of civil servants in case if it is necessary to check. He noted that this idea meets fierce resistance from the auditees.
The auditor General noted that the resistance from the audited organisations and must not frighten him, but he is hampered by the fact that more and more for business correspondence using a private e-mail so that in case of audit to say that there was an invasion of privacy.
Yosef Shapira stressed that the adoption of the law in the interests of the state.