The snooper’s charter is evolutionary, not revolutionary

Thursday, 1st December 2016

This week the Investigatory Powers Bill, also known as the "snooper's charter" due to the range of provisions linked to obtaining communications data, has become law. The Bill has provoked concerns over personal privacy, but does the law really deserve such censure.

Our Commercial Partner Stewart James comments in The Times on the Bill and considers the need to balance the powers required to investigate serious crime, including cybercrime, with the need to protect privacy.

To read the full article, please click here.

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