Rebecca Hill reports:
A band of human rights organisations have appealed against a top European court’s ruling on bulk surveillance, arguing that any form of mass spying breaches rights to privacy and free expression.
The group, which includes Liberty, Privacy International and the American Civil Liberties Union, has taken issue with parts of a September judgment from the European Court of Human Rights.
That ruling said oversight of the UK government’s historic regime for bulk interception of communication was insufficient and violated privacy rights under the European convention.
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