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New Center to Support Privacy Cause

PRIVACY LAW—UK

May 20, 2010

Britain's Law Society and Privacy International are teaming up to help usher in a more privacy-sensitive society, the Financial Times reports. On the heels of the new coalition government's promise to "reverse and restrain many of the surveillance systems that have marked its citizens out as the most watched in the world," the groups today launched a center dedicated to helping individuals take part in that effort. The founders hope to shadow the government agenda by "helping create a respect for privacy that reaches into the DNA of society" and by empowering more individuals to bring claims against those alleged to have breached their privacy. (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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