Nigerian bill on telecoms eavesdropping passes 2nd reading

Friday 27 February 2015 | 11:26 CET | News
A bill that seeks to intercept personal communications, sponsored by the Nigerian government, passed its second reading in the House of Representatives on 26 February, the Daily Trust reported. The Cybercrime Bill empowers security agents to intercept and record electronic communications between individuals, and seize usage data from ISPs and mobile networks, and ask telecommunication companies to conduct surveillance on individuals and release user data to authorities.

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Countries: Nigeria
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