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International governments must respect civil liberties and rights on Internet

News | 02/07/2002 5:00 am EST

London-based Cyber-Rights and Cyber-Liberties group made recent waves with its call to carefully respect civil liberties in the face of encroaching regulations dealing with surveillance, terrorism and crime. In its conclusion, the group makes the now-oft-repeated argument that on its current course, the Internet could end up being "the most regulated medium in history." The following is an edited excerpt of its manifesto.

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