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.
Watch this video and see for yourself, just how easy it is for hackers to spy upon your internet activity… if you’re not properly protected when using a public WiFi hotspot.
Eris Industries says it simply cannot engage in business if it is forced to incorporate cryptographic backdoors that can be accessed by MI5 and GCHQ.
The first of many?
The UK government’s plans for a Snooper’s Charter and backdoors on secure messaging applications don’t prove popular with one technology company.
If you haven’t done so already, start thinking now about how you can keep your online activity private.
Time is rapidly running out for people to submit their comments to the UK government, about draft legislation which could allow police and intelligence services to spy on who you have been emailing, and what websites you have been visiting.
Here’s how to have your say..