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Joint Rights Committee reports on Investigatory Powers Bill

Friday 3 June 2016 | 09:43 CET | News
The UK Parliament's joint Human Rights Committee has published a report on the amended Investigatory Powers Bill, which is due to return to the Commons on 06 June. BBC News reports that ahead of the debate, the committee said that authorities' bulk collection of internet data was not "inherently incompatible with the right to respect for private life", adding that it was "capable of being justified if they have a sufficiently clear legal basis, are shown to be necessary, and are proportionate". However the committee also wrote that the operational case for using this investigatory power ought

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