UK surveillance laws need total overhaul, says landmark report

Britain’s laws governing the intelligence agencies and mass surveillance require a total overhaul to make them more transparent, comprehensible and up to date, the intelligence and security committee of parliament (ISC) has said in a landmark report prompted by the revelations of Edward Snowden, the former US National Security Agency (NSA) contractor.

Country: UK

Domains: Privacy

Stakeholder: Government

Tags: personal data, intelligence agencies, privacy, Snowden revelations, report, surveillance

Posted on Thursday 12 March 2015

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