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Data protection and privacy elements in the Queen’s speech

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19/05/2016 by:

The government’s legislative agenda for the next session in Parliament includes several initiatives that have privacy implications. The Conservative government has for some time been saying that it wants to repeal the Human Rights Act. The Queen’s...

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Investigatory Powers Bill moves to the House of Lords

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09/06/2016 by:

The legislative process on the Investigatory Powers Bill came to an end in the House of Commons on 7 June and the Bill moved to the House of Lords, where the first reading took place yesterday.  The second reading – and the general debate on all...

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Suggested bulk powers have an operational purpose, Anderson review concludes

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22/08/2016 by:

The Independent Reviewer of terrorism legislation, David Anderson Q.C, says that there is a proven operational case for three of the bulk powers - bulk interception,  bulk acquisition of communications data and bulk personal datasets -  and that...

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