Civil rights groups criticise new US law which increases international snooping powers

John Leonard
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 CLOUD Act is a blow to online privacy
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CLOUD Act is a blow to online privacy

Much-criticised CLOUD Act becomes law without a debate, makes it easier for authorities to seize private data on their citizens without a warrant

The US Congress has just passed legislation that will make it easier for the US authorities and those with which it has an agreement in many countries to obtain private information without a warrant...

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