Police Scotland have paused the rollout of “cyber kiosks” which harvest data from mobile phones and laptops after concerns were raised about whether using the technology could be illegal.
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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A group of human rights organisations argued that secret mass surveillance uncovered by Edward Snowden was illegal. The Investigatory Powers Tribunal said that it had been illegal for years before the policy had recently been changed.