Secret surveillance must respect human rights

 [Strasbourg, 27/06/2013 16:30] - In an opinion editorial published today by the Guardian, the Commissioner underscores that privacy is a fundamental human right which is essential to live in dignity and security, and it cannot be forfeited so easily. "Those who implement secret surveillance risk undermining or even destroying democracy while pretending to defend it. To stem this risk, states and private companies must develop surveillance and data collection policies that respect human rights." (Read the article)