Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 54.198.52.82

Forum Moderators: IanTurner & engine

Judges Rule UK's "Snoopers Charter" Unlawful

     
4:01 pm on Jan 30, 2018 (gmt 0)

Administrator from GB 

WebmasterWorld Administrator engine is a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member Top Contributors Of The Month

joined:May 9, 2000
posts:25546
votes: 753


An appeal court ruling says the UK's Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act 2014 and the "Snoopers Charter" legislation is unlawful.
Appeal court judges have ruled the government’s mass digital surveillance regime unlawful in a case brought by the Labour deputy leader, Tom Watson.

Liberty, the human rights campaign group which represented Watson in the case, said the ruling meant significant parts of theInvestigatory Powers Act 2016 – known as the snooper’s charter – are effectively unlawful and must be urgently changed. Judges Rule UK's "Snoopers Charter" Unlawful [theguardian.com]


Previously European Court Rules UK's "Snoopers Charter" Against EU Law [webmasterworld.com]
 

Join The Conversation

Moderators and Top Contributors

Hot Threads This Week

Featured Threads

Free SEO Tools

Hire Expert Members