Apr 072015
 
 April 7, 2015  Posted by  Laws, Non-U.S., Surveillance

John Leyden reports:

Privacy advocates have criticised French plans to expand digital surveillance as badly thought out and rushed.

A bill (“Projet de Loi Relatif au Renseignement”) – which was drawn up before the Charlie Hebdo and Hyper Casher supermarket attacks – is due to go before the National Assembly next week under an accelerated legislative procedure that dispenses with the need for a second reading.

However, international non-governmental organization Human Rights Watch (HRW) argues that the measures are packed full of problematic clauses.

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