Jul 182014
 
 July 18, 2014  Court, Laws, Non-U.S.

Samuel Gibbs reports:

The Open Rights Group (ORG) is taking the government to court to try to block the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers (Drip) bill, which was rushed through parliament on Tuesday.

The bill cleared Commons, despite 56 MPs opposing the deal between the three main parties.

The ORG believes that it can stop the bill coming into force, on the basis that it countermands a European court ruling that blanket data retention is unlawful and violates the right to privacy, breaching human rights.

Read more in The Guardian.

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