right to privacy

everyone has the right to live without unwarranted publicity.

What is the right to privacy?

Most people these days will proclaim that they safeguard their personal information such as their login names and passwords to their online social media platforms and financial institutions. The thing is, there is a chance they are not monitoring things such as credit, public records, if they’re a sex offender, address changes, payday loans, things in the dark web, etc…

In recent years, privacy has become an issue and has not been enough to protect people from things such as identity theft or that there are at least five different forms of identity theft in itself. When identity theft is generally mentioned, people would associate that with finances or being locked out of their social media platforms but it actually ranges to other means as well.

That’s why it’s important to be cautious and aware because individuals might utilize health or social security information.This could allow someone to impersonate you to get medical coverage they otherwise are not entitled to, or acquire loans and/or make purchases as they impersonate you. Without an attorney or law firm to help someone clear themselves of these items, it can take many years and great monetary cost to resolve.


Is the right to privacy protected?

Furthermore, the right to privacy is articulated in all of the major international and regional human rights instruments, including:

United Nations Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) 1948, Article 12: “No one shall be subjected to arbitrary interference with his privacy, family, home or correspondence, nor to attacks upon his honor and reputation. Everyone has the right to the protection of the law against such interference or attacks.”

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) 1966, Article 1:  No one shall be subjected to arbitrary or unlawful interference with his privacy, family, home or correspondence, nor to unlawful attacks on his honor or reputation. Everyone has the right to the protection of the law against such interference or attacks.

current issues of privacy rights




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You are spied by several trackers for various purposes when you are online. Trackers maintain a document of your search background as well as track all your online tasks via different ways. This gives them a clear image of who you are as well as your rate of interests, which is a violation of the on-line personal privacy plan which makes you public residential property.



This detail is not encrypted most of the time and can be accessed by any individual. This can result in major repercussions and can be seen through examples such as how the modern-day pattern of e-banking as well as e-business sites have increased the threats related to on-line personal privacy.

Sharing your financial institution information and critical documents online, gives way for intruders to act and leaves you prone to cybercriminals as a result.


Personal privacy regulations need a practical assumption of personal privacy to establish whether the broken individual has the lawful right to personal privacy.

Over 100 different countries currently have some type of personal privacy and also information security regulation. It’s common for surveillance to be implemented without regard to these protections.


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