APC member JCA-NET speaks out against Japanese digital surveillance bill
By APC for APCNews
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, 30 May 2011
Full article at http://www.jca.apc.org/jca-net/node/24
The proposed bill criminalises a number of online activities, granting Japanese authorities extremely broad powers to monitor and investigate their citizens. It also requires network providers to record and hold communications data on all users so it can be used by law enforcement agencies.