Category Archives: United Nations

The UN In Charge Of Cybersecurity Standards?

Do We Really Want The UN In Charge Of Cybersecurity Standards? | Techdirt. 11 September 2012 I don’t have an issue with the UN per se in charge. After all we have the UN Declaration of Human Rights… but the … Continue reading

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Surveillance technologies and autocratic governments

“EU Says Syria Spyware Ban Covers E-Mail Probes, Remote Infection”, 19 January 2012,  Business & Human Rights : Links. The EU banned the exports of security/surveillance technologies to Syria because of the misuses its Government commited and commits. The move … Continue reading

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BBC News – Should internet users ever be cut off?

BBC News – Should internet users ever be cut off?. BBC, Dave Lee, 11 June 2011 see also “UN Report On Human Rights Condemns Three Strikes As Civil Rights Violation” TechDirt 03 June 2011 for the report see http://www2.ohchr.org/english/bodies/hrcouncil/docs/…/A.HRC.17.27_en.pdf A … Continue reading

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