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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.

Published in Government Tech Policy

The Court of Appeal in London has ruled that an overarching data retention law put in place by the UK Government, allowing access to phone and email records, lacks adequate safeguards.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Thursday, 22 December 2016 08:49

EU court strikes blow against UK surveillance law

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.

Published in Technology Regulation



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