Lords reject “snoopers’ charter” amendments
Posted by malcolm on Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 at 13:58
The House of Lords has rejected amendments to the Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill which would have introduced substantial parts of the Communications Data Bill, more commonly known as the...
2015: An ‘interesting’ year ahead for surveillance and data retention?
Posted by malcolm on Monday, January 26th, 2015 at 22:49
It’s only a few weeks in and 2015 is already shaping up to be an ‘interesting’ year for data retention and surveillance policy. In the wake of the Charlie Hebo attacks, Prime Minister David Cameron...
“Snoopers’ charter” re-introduced as amendment to Counter-Terrorism Bill
Posted by malcolm on Monday, January 26th, 2015 at 11:33
Attempts are afoot to re-introduce the draft Communications Data Bill, via a last minute Lords amendment to the Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill. The eighteen page amendment, introduced by a...