Jan 292015
 
 January 29, 2015  Business, Featured News, Non-U.S., Surveillance

Neil Ford writes:

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe’s Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights has released a report criticising of state surveillance and the collection of personal data by corporate interests.

In its newly released mass surveillance report, the Committee says that the Assembly is “deeply worried about threats to internet security by the practice of certain intelligence agencies… which could easily be exploited also by terrorists and cyber-terrorists or other criminals” and that it “is also worried by the collection of massive amounts of personal data by private businesses and the risks that these data may be accessed and used for unlawful purposes by state or non-state actors.”

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