Investigatory Powers Act mass surveillance powers ruled illegal by ECJ

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Investigatory Powers Act mass surveillance powers ruled illegal by ECJ
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Investigatory Powers Act mass surveillance powers ruled illegal by ECJ

Key chunk of Investigatory Powers Act is illegal, declares European Court of Justice

A key part of the so-called Snoopers' Charter, aka the Investigatory Powers Act, has been ruled illegal by the European Court of Justice (ECJ). The ECJ has ruled that the indiscriminate mass gathering...

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