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UK Mass Surveillance Is Facing a Ruling From Europe's Human Rights Court

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.
Ben Bryant
4.10.15
Europe

UK Needs Complete Revamp of Surveillance Laws, Official Report Finds

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.
Ben Bryant
3.12.15
uk

Mass Internet Surveillance by UK's GCHQ Was Unlawful After All, Secretive Court Rules

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.
Ben Bryant
2.6.15
Europe

New Documents Reveal the UK's Policies on Spying on Attorney-Client Communications

New documents reveal intelligence agencies hold policies for spying on confidential communications between lawyers and their clients.
Ben Bryant
11.7.14
Europe

GCHQ Can Access Raw Data From NSA Without a Warrant, Secret Policies Disclose

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.
Ben Bryant
10.29.14
Europe

Court May Reveal Details about UK Spying on Attorney-Client Communications

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.
Ben Bryant
10.19.14