The human rights group, Liberty, has said it will continue to fight against the Snoopers' Charter following a defeat in the High Court. The challenge previously found MI5 mishandled data.
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The UK Government has had to amend its Snoopers' Charter bill after an EU court ruling last year. The changes create an independent body to authorise law enforcement requests for data.
The Investigatory Powers Act, or Snoopers' Charter, is "the most extreme surveillance regime of any democracy in history" according to Liberty NGO, who's mounting a legal challenge to the bill.
Both the House of Lords and the House of Commons have passed the 'Snooper's charter'. Now it only needs to be signed off by the Queen. The law allows for warrantless surveillance by ISPs.
The UK government has finally admitted that the wide-ranging powers over the digital world given to it by the Snooper's Charter would allow it to force companies into banning strong encryption.
The UK's proposed Investigatory Powers Bill would make companies like Apple provide a backdoor in their products. To make things worse, the companies who do this would be subject to a gagging clause.
A controversial law proposed by the UK government to control communication over the internet could result in monitoring of popular messaging applications as well as log user activity.