May 262015
 May 26, 2015  Posted by  Non-U.S., Surveillance

Ben Wray reports:

Thirty-five academics who are experts in data communications, privacy and law have signed an open letter calling on the UK Government to be more transparent in its attempts to change data surveillance laws so that it can be properly scrutinised by the parliament and the public.

New changes to data surveillance are likely to be included within the Queen’s Speech on Wednesday, as the new Tory Government attempts to revive the Communications Data Bill, known by critics as ‘Snoopers charter’. The bill was blocked by the Liberal Democrats during the coalition government after Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg withdrew support.

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