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UK Government To Strengthen Surveillance Powers

  • Wired UK, Thursday, November 17, 2016 1:54 PM
The Snooper's Charter -- a law that would give the British government unprecedented powers to invade citizens’ digital privacy -- is set to take effect. “Both the House of Lords and House of Commons have now passed the Investigatory Powers Bill,” Wired UK reports, calling it, “the biggest overhaul of surveillance powers for more than a decade.” Before being officially adopted, however, “It will need to receive Royal Assent, which is likely to be given before the end of 2016.”

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