Human Rights Watch: Countries Should Protect Privacy in Digital Age

“Governments around the world should aggressively protect online privacy through stronger laws and policies as pervasive electronic surveillance increases,” Human Rights Watch stated in a news release on September 20, 2013.

Cynthia Wong, senior Internet researcher at Human Rights Watch, believes that privacy protections have not been able to evolve quick enough to meet the pace of growing technological advances. Wong said, “As our lives become more digitized, unchecked surveillance can corrode everyone’s rights and the rule of law.”

The full article from Human Rights Watch can be read here.

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