Spy agencies' mass data collection breached human rights standards, tribunal finds

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Spy agencies' mass data collection breached human rights standards, tribunal finds
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Spy agencies' mass data collection breached human rights standards, tribunal finds

It follows an ECJ ruling from last year, which said the UK's Investigatory Powers Act cannot require telecom firms to retain users' location and traffic on an ongoing basis

The UK's Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT) has ruled that British intelligence services' mass collection of communications and private data violated EU law. In a declaration last week [pdf], t...

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