Apr 122011
 
 April 12, 2011  Posted by  Business, Court, Non-U.S., Surveillance

Dinah Greek reports:

Alex Hanff of Privacy International has begun legal steps to instigate a judicial review into the Crown Prosecution Service’s (CPS) decision not to prosecute BT for covert use of Phorm’s Webwise software.

The secret trials of the behavioural monitoring software run by BT in 2006 and 2007, breached the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA) 2000, said Hanff, and other privacy experts including Dr Richard Clayton.

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