Feb 142019
 
 February 14, 2019  Posted by  Featured News, Govt, Non-U.S., Online

Connor Jones reports:

A new UK law, which has just received royal assent, will see anyone found to have clicked on terrorist propaganda handed a sentence of up to 15 years in prison.

The new Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Act 2019 which gives UK law enforcement greater powers to investigate suspected hostile activity, also updates existing counter-terrorism law to reflect a more digital age.

A controversial subsection of the act states that anyone who obtains ‘information of a kind likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism’ will be punished under the act.

Read more on ITPro.  Researchers beware…..?

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