Research report 69: Protecting information privacy

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First published: 11 Jul 2011

This is the cover for Research report 69: Protecting information privacy publication

This report for the Equality and Human Rights Commission (the Commission) examines the threats to information privacy that have emerged in recent years, focusing on the activities of the state. It argues that current privacy laws and regulation do not adequately uphold human rights, and that fundamental reform is required. It identifies two principal areas of concern: the state‚Äôs handling of personal data, and the use of surveillance by public bodies. 

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