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Privacy advocates make plea to Echelon committee
According to Cyber-Rights, the UK would be in serious breach of the Treaty of the European Union if allegations of its involvement in Echelon are found to be true. "Secret surveillance and interception of all forms of communications including Internet communications, cannot be acceptable in democratic societies," the submission reads. While Cyber Rights welcomes the investigation into Echelon it also calls for accountability in the global interception of communications.
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