Charles Mabbett writes:
Around the world, governments are rushing through legislation in an effort to legitimise the use of privacy-intrusive measures by security and intelligence services, says the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy in his March report to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHCR).
Professor Joseph Cannataci noted in his report (which you can download here) that recent events in Europe and the Middle East have meant security concerns were once again high on the agenda for many governments. He will be in New Zealand as a speaker at our Privacy Forums during Privacy Week in May.
Read more on the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of New Zealand.