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"Friends don’t let friends get spied on.' – Richard Stallman, President of the Free Software Foundation and longtime advocate of privacy in technology.

Britain Sets ‘Bad Example’ on Surveillance, Says UN Privacy Rapporteur

Britain is setting a bad example by legitimizing rather than outlawing mass surveillance, according to the UN’s privacy rapporteur, Joseph Cannataci.

The criticism comes in a report to the UN Human Rights Council examining mass surveillance around the world. Britain is singled out as setting a bad example because of the government’s attempt to bring into law a number of new spying measures.

Details are available in an article at

Categories: Online Privacy & Security, Uncategorized

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