investigatory powers tribunal
An appeal by a group of human rights organizations will seek to overrule a December judgement by the UK court that mass surveillance is lawful.
A landmark report by the UK parliament's intelligence committee backed the bulk interception of data and client-lawyer communications, but said an overhaul of laws governing such surveillance is needed.
The UK's most secretive court upheld a complaint against eavesdropping agency GCHQ for the first time in history, regarding British surveillance "arrangements" with the US.
New documents reveal intelligence agencies hold policies for spying on confidential communications between lawyers and their clients.
UK intelligence agencies can access NSA raw data without a warrant, and keep the information on a database for two years, human rights groups revealed today.
Attorneys for two victims of a controversial rendition program say British spy agencies have secret policies on the interception of private communications between lawyers and their clients that should be made public.