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UK review backs bulk surveillance legislation

Monday 22 August 2016 | 08:31 CET | News
UK intelligence service should be allowed to continue collect large amounts of data from e-mails, according to a review of the government's proposed anti-terrorism legislation said. The BBC reports that David Anderson has published the review of the so-called bulk interception powers. He found there was no viable alternative to the use of the powers by GCHQ, MI5 and MI6 in the fight against terror. The review was ordered by Prime Minister Theresa May when she was still home secretary, in order to allay concerns about privacy over the the government's Investigatory Powers Bill, dubbed the

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