Draconian new law will massively extend the snooper’s charter giving powers to police that were intended to fight terrorists
Source: Theresa May to hand police sweeping new powers to hack phones and spy on web history – Mirror Online
Apple boss Tim Cook hits back at the FBI over the handling of a court order to help unlock the iPhone of San Bernardino killer Syed Rizwan Farook.
Source: Apple boss Tim Cook hits back at FBI investigation – BBC News
“the law does not require Apple to do what the FBI is asking so far.”
Source: Former US Solicitor General defends Apple’s refusal to hack shooter’s iPhone
Mozilla has condemned the draft Investigatory Powers Bill, warning that the mandatory data retention at the heart of the legislation runs the risk of making private data vulnerable to attack.
Source: Mozilla calls the draft Investigatory Powers Bill a “harmful step backwards” | Alphr
UK MPs are investigating what it will cost ISPs to meet government proposals to log what Britons do online.
Source: Cost concerns over web spying proposals – BBC News
Internet firms will have to store data on what people access online for a year to aid the fight against crime and terror, under plans announced by Theresa May.
Source: Surveillance bill includes internet records storage – BBC News