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My name is Daniel O'Brien. I'm the International Director of the Electronic
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Frontier Foundation and in response to the many requests to prioritize the
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prevention of mass surveillance here today, I and a community of [over 100
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civil society organizations](http://bestbits.net) from the North and the Global
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south suggest this addition to paragraph 5: "Mass surveillance is a direct and
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imminent threat to privacy. Therefore, societies must not be placed under
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surveillance. Similarly, anonymity and encryption should be protected as a
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prerequisite for privacy and freedom of expression. The [International
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Principles of the Application of Human Rights to Communication
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Surveillance](https://necessaryandproportionate.net/take-action/EFF) (the
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Necessary and Proportionate Principles), should be the vantage point of this
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discussion." Thank you.
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There are also some additions to the paragraph on security, [paragraph 11](http://document.netmundial.br/1-internet-governance-principles/#hSsarotIpsbakoasigAugrrssrtnEarttsdoscad). "The
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security, stability, and resilience of the internet."
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There's a key word in this principle which we should emphasize, "trustworthy".
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Trust is vital to security and stability. Users need to be able to trust in the
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privacy and integrity of their communications, which means an internet free of
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security vulnerabilities, free of backdoors unknown to end users and a network
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that is not undermined by attempts by states or others to warp the resilient
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nature of a decentralized internet in order to make it more malleable to
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control or monitoring. Critical internet and intermediate infrastructure must
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not be tampered with in the service of surveillance. Personal computing devices
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lie at the core of our personal lives and their sanctity must not be violated.
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Secrecy undermines trust and secrecy undermines security. Security through
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obscurity is rightfully rejected in the Internet tradition and so it should be
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in the Internet of the future. 
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We call for keeping the term "trustworthy" in this principle and the insertion
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of "strong and transparent cooperation among all stakeholders." 
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We also call for the addition of the sentence, "The increasing militarization
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of the internet undermines its integrity, security, and potential to benefit
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humanity." Thank you.