Net growth prompts privacy update

Monday, 2 July 2007, 5:21 AM EST

The world's leading industrialised nations have been forced to update privacy laws made obsolete by the huge volume of data moving around the net.

Of particular concern to the 30 OECD states was the increasing amount of personal data flowing between nations. These cross-border torrents made it tricky to prevent unlawful use of people's data and for authorities to enforce existing laws, the OECD said.

At the BBC.

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