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Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Cyber Crimes Act could up Egypt’s surveillance game

Cyber Crimes Act could up Egypt’s surveillance game: The Cyber Crimes Act currently being reviewed by justice and communication ministry committees is will facilitate social media surveillance, Rep. Ahmed Refaat, a member of the House’s Communications Committee, said on Tuesday, according to Al Shorouk. This increased surveillance will not infringe on the privacies of law-abiding citizens, Refaat said, explaining that the legislation will oblige security forces to seek authorization before tracking any one specific individual.

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