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Liberty begins legal proceedings in landmark ‘People versus Snoopers’ Charter’ challenge

Civil freedoms champion Liberty has issued a landmark legal challenge against what it calls the Government’s “extreme mass surveillance” regime, thereby setting in motion a judicial review of the Investigatory Powers Act. The organisation is challenging the...
Posted On 28 Feb 2017
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Liberty launches crowdfunded legal challenge to “indiscriminate state spying powers”

Liberty is launching a landmark legal challenge to the “extreme mass surveillance powers” outlined in the Government’s new Investigatory Powers Act which allows the state to monitor everybody’s web history and e-mail, text and phone records and hack computers, phones...
Posted On 10 Jan 2017
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EU General Data Protection Regulation finally adopted in wake of four-year negotiation period

After four years of drafting and negotiations, the long-awaited EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was adopted at the EU level on Thursday 14 April. Following the EU Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs’ vote and the EU Parliament sitting...
Posted On 19 Apr 2016
Christopher Graham: the Information Commissioner
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Progress around data protection and Freedom of Information outlined in ICO’s Annual Report

In launching the Annual Report of the Information Commissioner’s Office, Christopher Graham – the Information Commissioner – has spoken of a year that marks the progress of data protection and Freedom of Information, in turn pointing towards the strengthening of...
Posted On 06 Jul 2015