Demonstrations against internet surveillance in Poland


People protest during a rally organised by the Committee for the Defence of Democracy (KOD), in Warsaw, Poland, 23 January 2016. Anti-government protests organised by the KOD were held in many Polish cities and some European cities as well.

On 15 January, the Polish parliament approved a controversial internet surveillance law which according to critics it intrudes citizen’s privacy

A demonstration against the upcoming internet surveillance law took place in Krakow, Poland on Saturday.

The controversial security law adopted by the Parliament on January 15 and now the bill needs to be approved by the Senate (where the ruling Law and Justice Party -PiS- holds a majority) and by the Polish President Andrzej Duda. Once signed, it will enter into force on 7 February, Radio Poland reported.

According to Krakow post, the internet surveillance law is considered one the most i...

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