Is there an obligation to protect the voice of witnesses?

It is a fact that today voice recognition has become a significant issue.

For example:

In France, the famous case of the Jérôme Cahuzac affair recognized by the BATVOX software clearly shows the critical issue of voice protection.

We specify here that several legal obligations in the world cover the protection of witnesses as an indication and are not exhaustive:

 

 

The full set of global recommendations can be found in the 2009 UN report, pages 8-16:
https://www.unodc.org/documents/organized-crime/09-80620_F_ebook.pdf

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