Internet rights organisations, civil-society groups, authors, and internet users across six continents take to the digital streets to demand an end to mass surveillance on Tuesday, 11 February 2014.
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Global internet users demand an end to mass surveillance on “The day we fight back”
International community unites to protest big brother on February 11
Internet rights organisations, civil-society groups, authors, and internet users across six continents take to the digital streets to demand an end to mass surveillance on Tuesday, 11 February 20
Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 was the Day We Fight Back against mass surveillance. A virtual call to arms, this global campaign intended to pressure policymakers around the world to uphold human rights and end mass surveillance.
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