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U.N. report finds NSA mass surveillance likely in violation of human rights

Anonymous Coward writes | about a week ago

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An anonymous reader writes "A top United Nations human rights official released a report Wednesday that blasts the United States’ mass surveillance programs for potentially violating human rights on a worldwide scale. U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay also praised whistleblower Edward Snowden and condemned U.S. efforts to prosecute him. "Those who disclose human rights violations should be protected," she said. "We need them.""

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