Investigatory Powers Bill

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Liberty hits crowdfunding goal to take on Snooper's Charter

Campaign group raises £40,000 to finance legal challenge against the government
12 Jan 2017
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Porn site xHamster protests Snooper's Charter

xHamster pushes visitors to sign anti-surveillance petition
9 Dec 2016
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Investigatory Powers Bill passes through Parliament

Now only Royal Assent is required to enshrine Snooper's Charter in UK law
17 Nov 2016
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GCHQ, MI5 M16 "unlawfully" collected data for over a decade

Tribunal rules GCHQ, MI5 and MI6 surveillance breached Article 8 of the ECHR
17 Oct 2016
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Brits fear Snooper's Charter powers that already exist

General public unaware of existing police powers to spy on the public
29 Jul 2016
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IP Bill: Expect less scrutiny now Theresa May is in charge

Experts predict Theresa May's rise to PM will give the Snooper's Charter an easier ride
15 Jul 2016
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Investigatory Powers keeps security backdoors in debate

Encryption backdoors survive proposed House of Lords amendments
15 Jul 2016
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Police suffer 2,315 data breaches in five years

Big Brother Watch argues police cannot be trusted with more personal data
5 Jul 2016
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House of Lords hits out at Snooper's Charter

Privacy and practicality worries could give the IP Bill a rough ride through the upper house
28 Jun 2016
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Privacy International takes Snooper's Charter to court

Campaign group files for judicial review of Investigatory Powers Bill's cornerstone policy
10 May 2016
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Campaigners reveal government's secret spying regime

Intelligence services have had access to people's health, financial and communication data for 15 years
21 Apr 2016
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Investigatory Powers 'will cost UK £1 billion'

Setting up the Snooper's Charter will dwarf government estimates of £174m, warn campaigners
30 Mar 2016
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Home Office faces EU court battle over Snooper’s Charter

ECJ emergency hearing could shoot down Investigatory Powers Bill
29 Mar 2016
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Encryption is a touchy subject for the Home Office

Theresa May's Modern Crime Prevention Strategy: strong on rhetoric, light on security measures
24 Mar 2016
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IPB still not fit for purpose, say tech firms

Companies and trade bodies reiterate their concerns on day of Second Reading
15 Mar 2016
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GCHQ denies Investigatory Powers Bill weakens encryption

Head of GCHQ claims encryption is not under attack, but urges tech industry co-operation
8 Mar 2016
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News

Snooper's Charter could mean Apple vs FBI-style case in UK

Electronic Frontier Foundation warns of backdoor provisions in IPB
26 Feb 2016
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Snooper’s Charter fails to protect privacy, warn MPs

Intelligence and Security Committee criticises Investigatory Powers Bill
9 Feb 2016
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Snooper's Charter 'could destroy trust in UK products'

Investigatory Powers Bill would taint UK firms with security backdoor fears, say experts
1 Feb 2016
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Privacy and security clash on Data Protection Day

Security experts say UK is in conflict over GDPR and Snooper's Charter
28 Jan 2016
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WhatsApp will add encryption indicators

WhatsApp battles security fears as governments plan crackdown on messaging services
26 Jan 2016
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Encryption: Hackers could access security backdoors

Why David Cameron is wrong about backdoors, and the Netherlands is right
7 Jan 2016
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Apple mauls UK government over online surveillance

Cupertino urges changes to “Snooper’s Charter”
22 Dec 2015