US and UK sign deal to speed up electronic evidence collection from tech firms in serious criminal cases

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US and UK have signed an agreement to speed up electronic evidence collection from tech companies
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US and UK have signed an agreement to speed up electronic evidence collection from tech companies

The current process for receiving evidence can take years

The US and UK have signed a landmark agreement, enabling their respective law enforcement agencies to access data from technology companies more quickly in criminal investigations. The pact was signed by...

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