Investigatory Powers Bill

uk

GCHQ Details Cases of When It Would Use Bulk Hacking

A new review of the UK's mass surveillance powers includes case studies from intelligence agencies.
Joseph Cox
8.19.16
uk

This Engineer Started a Tor-Based Internet Provider to Fight Surveillance

Judges have ruled Tor users have 'no expectation of privacy.’ This one-man internet provider disagrees.
Janus Rose
8.4.16
uk

A UK Government Department Uses Hacking Powers to Catch Price-Fixing Cartels

The Competition and Markets Authority is one of many agencies with hacking powers.
Joseph Cox
7.8.16
uk

UK Police Accessed Civilian Data for Fun and Profit, New Report Says

The report, based on Freedom of Information requests, found 2,315 incidents of inappropriate access or distribution of data across five years.
Joseph Cox
7.5.16
uk

​The UK Is Using Bulk Interception to Catch Criminals—And Not Telling Them

"Suspects are being left in the dark."
Joseph Cox
6.1.16
Apple

UK's National Crime Agency: Yes, We Could Ask Apple to Remove Encryption

An NCA official said on Tuesday that under the Investigatory Powers Bill, the agency could request Apple to remove encryption.
Joseph Cox
4.19.16
uk

How the UK's National Crime Agency Fights Cybercrime With Hacking of Its Own

Newly published evidence from law enforcement bodies gives examples of how the NCA uses hacking tools against cybercriminals.
Joseph Cox
4.15.16
uk

Police Get More Access to Citizens' Browsing Data Under Revised UK Law

The Investigatory Powers Bill entered Parliament on Tuesday, with some changes from earlier drafts.
Joseph Cox
3.1.16