Oct 172013
 
 October 17, 2013  Non-U.S., Surveillance

Alastair Stevenson reports:

The UK’s Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) has expanded the scope of its investigation into whether new privacy legislation is required following the PRISM scandal to include public feedback.

The chairman of the ISC, Sir Malcolm Rifkind, announced the expansion in a public statement, arguing that businesses’ and citizens’ ongoing concerns over the data-monitoring powers held by Government Commnications Headquarters (GCHQ) will only be allayed if all parties are included in the investigation.

Read more on V3.  See also The Guardian‘s coverage.

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