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Switzerland Justice minister wants more EVEN MORE Internet monitoring

Justice minister wants more internet monitoring

Published: 28 Jul 2011 14:04 GMT+1

Updated: 28 Jul 2011 12:31 GMT+1


Swiss Justice Minister Simonetta Sommaruga wants to
expand the government's ability to monitor people's online activities.
The plans have been harshly criticized by other politicians and the
internet sector.

Sommaruga would like to amend Switzerland's Post and Telephone Monitoring Act (VÜPF), according to the Thursday edition of the Tages-Anzeiger
newspaper. The act allows authorities to listen in on telephone
conversations and e-mail communications when the government feels it is


Added: Feb-3-2012 Occurred On: Feb-3-2012
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