Finland passed new surveillance laws without a vote in a nearly empty room

Earlier this month, Finland’s Parliament of Ă…land passed two new surveillance laws in a nearly empty room. The surveillance laws expand spying powers by military and civilian intelligence agencies and had faced staunch opposition from human rights groups and politicians alike. Such surveillance represents a backpedal on the Finnish Constitution’s right to privacy. To set … Continue reading Finland passed new surveillance laws without a vote in a nearly empty room