A new treaty between the US and the UK to be signed this month will make it mandatory for American social media companies such as Facebook and WhatsApp to hand over information to British police, security services and prosecutors, a report claims.
The UK will have to change parts of its Investigatory Powers Act, after the High Court upheld a legal challenge brought by human rights campaigning group Liberty.
In a blow to the UK's recently passed surveillance bill, the European Union's highest court has ruled that "general and indiscriminate retention" of email and electronic communications by a government is illegal.
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