It’s time to overhaul the Investigatory Powers Bill – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted February 12th, 2016 in bills, internet, investigatory powers, news, reports by sally

‘This morning, the Joint Committee on the Draft Investigatory Powers Bill issued a 200-page report on the draft new law. It’s the next step in the scrutiny of a foundational piece of UK national security law – capabilities and safeguards on internet surveillance. The Report is remarkable and comprehensive work – not least because it was done in a few short months. The Committee has made no fewer than 86 recommendations for how the Bill can be improved.’

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UK Human Rights Blog, 11th February 2016