Investigatory Powers Bill

High Court Sets Deadline For Investigatory Powers Act Changes

Government has six months to revise parts of its 'Snoopers Charter' to bring it inline with European regs

4 years ago

Leaked Document Reveals Mystery Tech Firm Challenged NSA Surveillance

This is the first time that a refusal to comply with a government surveillance directive has been made public

5 years ago

UK Data Surveillance Powers Declared Illegal By EU Court

The decision could create some major problems for the UK in a post-Brexit world

5 years ago

American ISPs Need Permission To Share User Web Data

Privacy win for America. The FCC requires US ISPs to gather consent before sharing online data

6 years ago

Snoopers Charter Powers Offer ‘Vital’ Tool, Review Concludes

'Independent' review of controversial surveillance legislation concludes spies can continue bulk data collection

6 years ago

UK Police Cause Thousands Of Data Breaches Since 2011

Report finds police officers across UK regularly abuse positions of power to access personal data

6 years ago

Investigatory Powers Bill Is Passed By Parliament

Most Labour MPs join the Conservatives to pass controversial surveillance legislation in Parliament

6 years ago

Investigatory Powers Bill Given Cautious Support By Human Rights Committee

Journalist sources must be protected says committee of MPs, but admits bulk data collection can be justified

6 years ago

Theresa May Promises Snoopers Charter Review

Bulk data collection scrutiny - 'draconian' Investigatory Powers Bill to face independent investigation

6 years ago

Privacy Groups, Tech Industry Slam ‘Rushed’ And ‘Draconian’ Investigatory Powers Bill

NEWS ANALYSIS: The tech industry wants Investigatory Powers Bill to be subject to full parliamentary scrutiny, while privacy campaigners fear…

6 years ago

Snoopers’ Charter Revisions ‘Don’t Fix Flaws’

The Investigatory Powers bill is being rushed through in spite of significant concerns, according to critics

6 years ago

Is Perceived National Security Really Worth Your Privacy?

Andrew Hewson, principal consultant at MTI Technology, asks if national security justifies new surveillance powers proposed by the Investigatory Powers…

6 years ago

MPs Slam Draft Investigatory Powers Bill

Committee of MPs adds to criticism of the Snoopers' Charter, saying it is “not thought through”

6 years ago

MPs: Draft Investigatory Powers Bill ‘Confusing’

The bill needs further refinements to avoid placing a disproportionate burden on the tech sector, according to a House of…

6 years ago