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Posts Tagged ‘Telecommunications’ (3 found)

Burma: Telecom Winners Should Safeguard Users

Burma’s new telecom license winners should make a public commitment to strong human rights policies and broad transparency measures, Human Rights Watch said. Firms should say how they plan to protect users from illegal surveillance and censorship, given the current lack of legal human rights protections […]

June 27, 2013  •  By Human Rights Watch  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Reforming Telecommunications in Burma

In January 2013, the Burmese government announced plans to liberalize the country’s telecommunications sector and invited bids for two nationwide telecommunications licenses.[1] Successful bidders will be allowed to provide a range of services, including mobile and Internet services […]

May 20, 2013  •  By Human Rights Watch  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma: Telecoms Risk Complicity in Surveillance, Censorship

International telecommunications companies risk being linked to human rights abuses if they enter the Burmese market before adequate protections are in place, Human Rights Watch said in a new report released today. Burma’s human rights reforms thus far have been inadequate, including in the Internet […]

May 19, 2013  •  By Human Rights Watch  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤