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'Real Time' Surveillance and Breakable Encryption Proposed in U.K. Government Technical Paper

Sunday May 7, 2017 4:43 am PDT by Tim Hardwick
An alleged leak of a draft technical paper prepared by the U.K. government contains proposals that endorse the "live" surveillance of British web users' online communications, it emerged this week. Civil liberties organization the Open Rights Group received the document on May 4 and decided to publish the draft, which states that telecommunications companies and internet service providers...

UK Parliamentary Bill Would Require Backdoors in Electronic Devices

Monday March 14, 2016 6:18 am PDT by Tim Hardwick
Technology firms operating in the UK will be forced to install backdoors in their products and services for state surveillance purposes under proposed new laws, reports The Sunday Times. The new powers come under the controversial Investigatory Powers Bill (IPB), referred to by critics as the "Snooper's Charter", which was published by Home Secretary Theresa May on March 1 and is due to get...