Documents show how MI5 unlawfully retained innocent people's data 'for years'

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MI5 also accused of not telling judges about failing to delete bulk surveillance data

Intelligence agency MI5 has been accused of unlawfully retaining innocent people's data and providing false assurances to judges that it had deleted bulk surveillance data. That's according to i...

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