- Published on Friday, 20 May 2016 17:06
"If the Bill becomes law, the police and the intelligence agencies—MI5, MI6 and GCHQ—will be legally allowed to hack a device, system or network to watch, change, destroy or obtain data in secret without the user knowing."—BigBrotherWatch
This week we welcome Daniel Nesbitt, Research Director of Big Brother Watch, the UK privacy and civil liberties campaign organisation, for a discussion on the UK government's proposals for its Investigatory Powers Bill. The government wants this Bill, popularly known as the "Snoopers' Charter", to be law by the end of 2016, but are there any reasons to be concerned about it?
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[Draft Investigatory Powers Bill, Draft Communications Data Bill, Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act, DRIPA, Internet connection records, communications data, equipment interference, bulk personal datasets, interception, warrants, hacking, surveillance, crime, terrorism, ECHELON, Five Eyes, Theresa May, William Binney, Coleen Rowley, David Vincent, John Naughton, Edward Snowden]