Petition calling on EU leaders to stop mass surveillance

Via Boing Boing comes the news that a coalition of of European privacy, free speech and civil liberties groups have started a petition calling on EU leaders to stop governments from carrying out programs of mass, suspicionless, warrantless dragnet surveillance like Prism and Tempora.

Thanks to recent revelations we know that governments are using digital technology to monitor our emails, phone calls and the websites we visit. This is an attack on our freedom of speech and an invasion of our privacy. Tell Europe’s leaders to take action to stop the US, UK and other governments from carrying out mass surveillance.

Go sign it.