New UN privacy chief calls for Geneva Convention on internet privacy

Danny Palmer
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At least Winston Smith could go for a walk in the country without being spied on, says Joseph Cannataci

The United Nation's first-ever privacy chief has expressed concern over attitudes to data privacy by governments, corporations and even citizens, arguing that a Geneva Convention for the internet i...

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