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Apple attacks UK Investigatory Powers Bill

Tuesday 22 December 2015 | 09:17 CET | News
Apple has submitted a report to the UK parliamentary committee considering the new Investigatory Powers Bill, that includes the creation of backdoor and intercept capabilities for government agencies, the Guardian reports. The company argues that the UK government already can access an unprecedented amount of data under current regulations and that backdoors would make its customers vulnerable to hackers and foreign spies. Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter and Yahoo will also submit evidence to the committee. 

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Companies: Apple
Countries: United Kingdom
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