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UK’s Investigatory Powers Act Ruled Unlawful by Court

A United Kingdom law known as the Investigatory Powers Act, which authorizes mass surveillance, was recently ruled to be unlawful by the Court of Appeals in London. The Investigatory Powers Act is popularly known as the Snoopers Charter. The ruling from the three judge panel strikes down much of the Snoopers Charter. The challenge to the British mass surveillance law ... Read More »

What You Need to Know About the U.K. Investigatory Powers Bill

The U.K. has officially signed into effect the Investigatory Powers bill, which not only allows the government’s already set practices to become legal, but also keeping a record of every website that U.K. citizens visit for up to a year. The Queen signed off on the bill November 29th, thus putting it into effect right away. The bill will also ... Read More »