U.S. Among World’s Worst Surveillance Societies

Posted: August 3, 2008 in 2007, Articles
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U.S. Among World’s Worst Surveillance Societies
London-based ACLU partner Privacy International (PI) has issued its most recent ranking of the world’s leading surveillance societies. By examining national policies in 14 categories such as constitutional protection, privacy enforcement, and workplace monitoring, PI has ranked nations on a scale from “consistently upholds human right standards” to “endemic surveillance societies.” The United States ranked with Russia, China and the U.K. at the bottom among the worst surveillance societies.

Map: The World’s Leading Surveillance Societies


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