Counter Terrorism and Bulk Surveillance Powers – The Tory – We’ve Got A Majority Government – Proposals

      Counter Terrorism and Bulk Surveillance Powers – New Legislation David Anderson QC, is the official reviewer of counter-terrorism legislation. He was asked by government to conduct an independent review of the operation and regulation of investigatory powers, with specific reference to the interception of communications and communications data. He delivered his report […]

UK government quietly rewrites hacking laws to give GCHQ immunity

    UK government quietly rewrites hacking laws to give GCHQ immunity The UK government has quietly passed new legislation that exempts GCHQ, police, and other intelligence officers from prosecution for hacking into computers and mobile phones. While major or controversial legislative changes usually go through normal parliamentary process (i.e. democratic debate) before being passed into […]