UK Surveillance Law Marks a “Worse Than Scary” Shift

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      John Daniell
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      CNET, 11/29/2016

      The Investigatory Powers Act, recently passed in the UK, will require telecom companies to store records of phone calls and websites visited for up to a year, and give authorities access to the latter without a warrant. It also legalizes bulk data collection by the British government. Groups like the Open Rights Group and Privacy International are openly critical of this law, calling it draconian.

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