A non-government organisation has demanded formation of independent ‘Privacy Commission’ in a bid to establish the rights of secrecy and protect personal information.
‘Voice,’ a development research organisation, made the demand at a press conference on Friday on the eve of International Privacy Day.
The organisation also urged the government to amend the Telecommunications Act-2006 to protect the rights to personal privacy.
Demanding the amendment of Telecommunications Act-2006 for protection of personal secrecy rights, the president of parliament standing committee on the post and telecommunications ministry Hasanul Haque Inu said, “The controversial act should be removed and amended to ensure the rights of information secrecy.”
Former chairman of Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) Syed Marghub Morshed also spoke at the press conference and demanded formation of a privacy commission.
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