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Border police can’t be allowed to snoop on our social media (The Times)
05 Sep 2019
BY INDEX ON CENSORSHIP

Index on Censorship editor-in-chief Rachael Jolley wrote in The Times’ Thunderer column today about how countries are increasingly wanting to look at our social media before we cross their borders.

“The world’s borders are increasingly becoming places where governments can strip-search our thoughts and contacts. Journalists and activists are being targeted in ways that may stop them doing their work, with the risk of being forced to give governments access to the names and addresses of those who have helped them on a story or project. This is a worrying development that has the power to stop reporters reporting and activists protesting,” she wrote.

Read the full column here

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