EU judges may be asked to rule on legality of UK surveillance powers

In a fresh challenge that could impact the Investigatory Powers Act, the campaign group Privacy International has argued in court on Monday that interception of social media that is not targeted and subject to sufficient safeguards is forbidden by a previous European judgment.

Country: UK

Domains: Privacy

Stakeholder: Civil Society

Tags: UK, Investigatory Powers Act, interception of social media, surveillance, court case, privacy

Posted on Monday 5 June 2017

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