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UN agency calls for global action on data protection

Monday 16 April 2018 | 11:43 CET | News
The recent Cambridge Analytica scandal over improper use of Facebook data has highlighted the need to impose greater regulation on data privacy on a global scale, according to the United Nations trade and development agency (UNCTAD). In a statement, UNCTAD director of technology and logistics Shamika N. Sirimanne said some 90 percent of all new internet users over the past half-decade or so live in developing countries yet almost 60 developing countries currently do not have any data protection legislation in place.

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