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UK Gov: IP Bill could give Home Secretary power to ban end-to-end encryption

Posted by Sam Frances on Monday, July 18th, 2016 at 17:25

The Investigatory Powers Bill could give the Home Secretary the power to undermine end-to end encryption, according to a government spokesperson. Speaking during the Committee stage debate in the...


UK government publishes Investigatory Powers Bill

Posted by Sam Frances on Friday, March 4th, 2016 at 11:16

On Tuesday 1 March, the UK government published its revised Investigatory Powers Bill. The Bill was published less than three weeks after three parliamentary reports made a total of 123...


Joint Committee publishes Draft Investigatory Powers Bill report

Posted by Sam Frances on Friday, February 12th, 2016 at 18:39

The Joint Committee on the Investigatory Powers Bill published its long-awaited report yesterday, making a total of 86 recommendations for improvement. Key recommendations include: That the...


Investigatory Powers Bill published

Posted by Sam Frances on Thursday, November 5th, 2015 at 18:31

The long-awaited draft Investigatory Powers Bill was published yesterday. We’ll be carrying out more detailed analysis of the draft Bill in the coming weeks, and LINX members can expect an in-depth...


Government plans encryption controls

Posted by malcolm on Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015 at 12:00

The government does plan to introduce a ban on end-to-end encryption services in the forthcoming Investigatory Powers Bill, according to a report in today’s Daily Telegraph. Contrary to recent...

Home Office announces RIPA review

Posted by malcolm on Friday, April 17th, 2009 at 7:09

The Home Secretary has announced a general review of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA). RIPA provides a variety of separate powers: Part I Chapter I deals with the interception...

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