03 January 2008

Big Brother gets bigger, says global privacy study

According to a new international privacy report, governments around the world are increasingly invading the privacy of citizens with surveillance, identification systems, and archiving of private data. Driven by concern over immigration and border control, countries have been quick to implement database, identity, and fingerprinting systems, according to the 2007 International Privacy Ranking report. See also UK is Europe's worst in privacy league (Info4Security).