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UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.151

UN recommendation

Plain English recommendation

Government should:

Consider changing the Investigatory Powers Act 2016 to protect the right to privacy. Ban mass surveillance and stop collecting communications data without a warrant.


Original UN recommendation

Consider the revision of the Investigatory Powers Act 2016 with a view to protecting the right to privacy, including by prohibiting mass surveillance activities and the collection of communications data without warrants (Brazil).

Date of UN examination

04/05/2017

Last updated on 08/10/2019