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Digital rights group asks NCC for information on surveillance

Thursday 27 June 2019 | 11:30 CET | News
Paradigm Initiative, a digital rights group, has asked the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to provide it with information on the country's surveillance and interception regime, CommunicationsWeek reported. It believes that the government is allowing foreign governments to spy on Nigerians. The digital rights and digital inclusion organisation is requesting information on the role the regulatory agency plays in enabling law enforcement in Nigeria to carry out communication surveillance and interception in the discharge of their duties. 

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