The Investigatory Powers bill (dubbed the “Snoopers’ Charter” by its critics) would give police and intelligence agencies the power to access web-browsing records and force internet companies to hold internet usage data for up to 12 months.
The so-called ‘Snooper’s Charter’ is being rushed through the UK Parliament.
Guest contributor Philip Le Riche takes a closer look.
According to a former NSA officer, bulk data collection by intelligence agencies has resulted in the loss of life before, and it will lead to more lives lost in the future.
David Bisson reports.
The controversial draft Investigatory Powers Bill being proposed by the UK government says almost nothing about encryption.
Guest contributor Philip Le Riche shares his opinion about what it does have to say, and whether he feels the bill is needed.