EPIC Joins Call for Privacy Reform from Indian Government

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LEGENDARY has joined with various international privacy and individual rights advocacy groups in the declaration calling meant for privacy reform in the wake up of allegations that the Indian native government used Pegasus in order to surveil activists, journalists, plus opponents. The statement illustrates the fundamental right to privacy founded under both the Indian Cosmetic and international human legal rights law, condemns the unlawful use of spyware, and requires (i) an independent investigation straight into allegations of Pegasus make use of; (ii) surveillance reform making sure independent judicial oversight plus providing for judicial treatment; and (iii) establishing the data protection framework which will respect privacy rights. LEGENDARY has previously filed suit against the U. Ersus. Department of Homeland Protection to obtain records of a program designed to surveil journalists⁠— the particular surveillance effort was subsequently suspended. In addition , LEGENDARY has previously joined coalition characters calling to get surveillance reform within the Oughout. S. and has testified before Congress regarding the dangers of commercial spyware.

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