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UK Government Announces Review Of Anti-Terror Email Harvesting Powers

  • BBC, Wednesday, May 25, 2016 6:33 AM

The independent reviewer of terrorism legislation has agreed to lead the review, reporting over the summer. David Anderson will assess the powers designed to allow intelligence agencies to harvest large amounts of data from emails and other communications. This, which is done to try and pinpoint intelligence about terrorists, has been likened to searching for a needle in a haystack.

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