Jun 252020
 
 June 25, 2020  Posted by  Non-U.S.

Tim Cushing writes:

The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has taken a look at what law enforcement officers are hoovering up from citizens’ phones and doesn’t like what it sees. The relentless march of technology has enabled nearly everyone to walk around with a voluminous, powerful computer in their pocket — one filled with the details and detritus of everyday living. And that relentless march has propelled citizens and their pocket computers right into the UK’s regulatory void.

The ICO’s report [PDF] doesn’t just deal with the amount of data and communications UK cops can get from suspects’ phones.

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