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. Most likely they are not monitoring their credit, public records, sex offender, address changes, payday loans, dark web, etc.

However, in recent years this has not been enough to protect people from things such as identity theft. Most people don’t even know there are at least five different forms of identity theft. Generally when identity theft is mentioned people will only associate that with financial or being locked out of their social media platforms. They don’t release things such as health, where someone can impersonate you to get medical coverage they otherwise are not entitled to. Social security, where someone can 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 that you are as well as your rate of interests, which is a violation of the on-line personal privacy plan as well as makes you public residential property.



A lot of the moment this details is not encrypted as well as can be accessed by any individual. This can result in major repercussions. The modern-day pattern of e-banking as well as e-business sites have actually increased the threats related to on-line personal privacy.

By sharing your financial institution information and also critical documents online, you are leaving means for intruders as well as making on your own prone to cybercriminals.


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 is all too common that surveillance is implemented without regard to these protections.


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