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UK Draft Investigatory Powers Bill

Draft Investigatory Powers Bill Presented to Parliament by the Secretary of State for the Home Department by Command of Her Majesty November 2015 – 299 pages: “The provisions in the draft Bill are the product of discussion with industry, academia, technical experts and civil liberties groups. They seek to protect both privacy and security by improving transparency and through radical changes to the way investigatory powers are authorised and overseen. The draft Bill only proposes to enhance powers in one area–that of communications data retention–and then only because a strong operational case has been made…”

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