Court finds UK's digital surveillance powers illegal

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Court finds UK's digital surveillance powers illegal

Likely to have knock-on effect for Investigatory Powers Act.

The UK government's broad digital surveillance tactics are unlawful, judges have ruled. The ruling concerns a legal challenge brought by Labour deputy leader Tom Watson against the government's defunct Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act (DRIPA) legislation that set out mass surveillance ...

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