UK: Internet monitoring bill 'must do more to protect privacy'


"Plans to give firm legal backing to mass data collection and hacking by Britain's spies do not do enough to protect privacy, a watchdog has warned. The extent of the intelligence agencies' computer and internet spying operation has recently become clear.

The draft Investigatory Powers Bill is meant to put it on a firm legal footing. But the Intelligence and Security Committee says the bill lacks clarity and is a "missed opportunity"."


See the article: Internet monitoring bill 'must do more to protect privacy' (BBC News, link)

See: Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament: Report on the draft Investigatory Powers Bill (pdf)

And see: MI5 "Covert Technical Operations Specialists" job ad (link)

 

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