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Because of human rights, your boss can’t just spy on you, secret mass surveillance can be unlawful, and the blanket retention of our DNA data is not allowed. Human rights help guarantee our right to privacy from state intrusion.
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What Have Human rights done for Privacy?
The right to privacy is recognised by UK law
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Since October 2000, when the Human Rights Act entered into force in the United Kingdom, people in the UK have acquired the right to privacy. This was not explicitly protected under UK law pre-2000.