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Cybersecurity & Standards, Government Surveillance

UK’s far-reaching surveillance plans need to change – lawmakers


The British government must make significant changes to a planned new surveillance law which would give authorities some of the most extensive monitoring capabilities in the West, a powerful committee of lawmakers said on Thursday.

“Everyone in the UK – in fact, everyone around the world, given the global extent of many of the powers the UK government would have under the bill – needs to be worried about this legislation,” said Sarah St.Vincent from the Center for Democracy & Technology, a Washington-based group advocating internet freedom.

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