[IRPCoalition] [IRP-SC] Fwd: [bestbits] surveillance of human rights groups
shahzad at bytesforall.pk
Fri Jun 26 11:38:43 EEST 2015
At B4A, we have already endorsed it.
On 26 Jun 2015 13:22, "Marianne Franklin" <m.i.franklin at gold.ac.uk> wrote:
> Dear all
> Yes, let's. The letter expresses widespread concern across all stakeholder
> groups about an issue i think most on all the lists would all agree upon...
> As Article 8 (f) - The Right to Privacy on the Internet - of the IRPC
> states (echoed elsewhere in international undertakings and UN resolutions)
> "f) Freedom from surveillance: Everyone has the freedom to communicate
> without arbitrary surveillance or interception (including behavioural
> tracking, profiling, and cyber-stalking), or the threat of surveillance or
> interception. Any agreement regarding access to online services that
> includes acceptance of surveillance shall clearly state the nature of the
> surveillance." (IRPC Charter Booklet: 18).
> I think this letter is succinct and makes this point clearly and it
> deserves the support of the IRP Coalition at large.
> On 26/06/2015 05:17, Tapani Tarvainen wrote:
> Yes. Let's.
> On Jun 25 10:33, Robert Bodle (irpbodle at gmail.com) wrote:
> Dear IRPC Steering Committee,
> Is this something we can sign on to (endorse as a Coalition) without too
> much trouble (please see below)? The deadline is quite close.
> (Though not sure if the process of getting broad consensus from SC is
> All the best,
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Andrew Puddephatt <andrew at gp-digital.org> <andrew at gp-digital.org>
> Date: Wed, Jun 24, 2015 at 10:53 PM
> Subject: [bestbits] surveillance of human rights groups
> To: "bestbits at lists.bestbits.net" <bestbits at lists.bestbits.net> <bestbits at lists.bestbits.net> <bestbits at lists.bestbits.net>
> You may have seen a story in the media this week about GCHQ surveillance of
> two internationally respected human right groups based in Egypt and South
> Africa respectively.
> A number of UK based organisations are sending alter to the UK Foreign
> Secretary about this and will publish it soon. We would welcome support
> from international groups if you would willing to endorse the letter by COB
> Friday 26th June (this week).
> The contents are self explanatory
> Here it is:
> If you share our concern please endorse the letter
> best wishes
> *Andrew Puddephatt*
> Executive Director | GLOBAL PARTNERS DIGITAL
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> Marianne Franklin, PhD
> Professor of Global Media and Politics
> Convener: Global Media & Transnational Communications Program
> Goldsmiths (University of London)
> Department of Media & Communications
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