Julia Gregory reports:
A claim that children’s privacy online is being breached under the Prism surveillance programme is being referred to the information commissioner.
At a preliminary hearing behind closed doors, the Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT), which looks into complaints about surveillance, ruled that it did not have the power to consider a case brought by Kevin Cahill.
Cahill had asked the IPT to order an investigation into complaints he had filed on behalf of two children, their parents and himself against what he claims is “the criminal and unlawful Prism surveillance programme in the UK”.
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