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IP Tribunal: Intelligence services used 'unlawful' bulk collection since 1998

IP Tribunal: Intelligence services used 'unlawful' bulk collection since 1998

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The Tribunal which oversees UK foreign and domestic intelligence has handed down a damning judgement that the intelligence services unlawfully collected the personal data of UK citizens for over a decade.

Will the Investigatory Powers Bill mean handing over the keys to the kingdom?

Will the Investigatory Powers Bill mean handing over the keys to the kingdom?

Nic Scott discusses how the IP Bill will fundamentally change the relationship between UK citizens and the government.

IP Bill gets approval from terror laws watchdog

IP Bill gets approval from terror laws watchdog

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David Anderson QC, the UK anti-terror laws watchdog, has published a detailed report explaining why he is in favour of the Investigatory Powers Bill.

Irish government to ask for communications interception powers

Irish government to ask for communications interception powers

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Ireland may soon be getting something very similar to the UK's Investigatory Powers bill if deputy prime minister Frances Fitzgerald's expected recommendations are made.

Russia's Duma approves bill requiring decryption backdoors

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Russia's lower house of parliament approved sweeping anti-terrorism legislation that requires companies to decrypt any message sent by users.

UK Parliament passes Investigatory Powers Bill

UK Parliament passes Investigatory Powers Bill

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Most MPs in the UK House of Commons have agreed to pass the Investigatory Powers Bill, in a vote of 444-69 in favour, most Labour MPs who had appeared to be against the bill voted in favour of it.

Privacy International files for judicial review against general hacking warrants

Privacy International files for judicial review against general hacking warrants

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Privacy International has filed for Judicial Review at the UK's High Court, challenging the Investigatory Powers Tribunal's (IPT) decision to allow the Government to issue 'thematic warrants' which allow for general hacking.

Landmark emergency hearing to challenge UK security legislation

Landmark emergency hearing to challenge UK security legislation

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Bulk collection is on the ropes as the ECJ will clarify whether UK security legislation is consistent with European law.

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