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Submission + - UN votes to protect privacy in digital age (ap.org)

jma05 writes: The UN General Assembly unanimously adopted a privacy resolution introduced by Brazil and Germany, against unlawful surveillance.

"The resolution affirms that the same rights that people have offline must also be protected online, including the right to privacy". Under pressure from US lobbying, the clause that mass surveillance constitutes a human rights violation was dropped earlier.

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UN votes to protect privacy in digital age

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