surveillance

Posts about surveillance and law enforcement assistance

No, the European Commission is not compelling online service providers to monitor communications. Well, not yet.

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I've seen a few comments saying words to the effect of "an amendment to the European directive on ePrivacy will require online service providers to monitor their users' communications". This is Read more

Must all UK Internet access providers keep records of which websites I visit?

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This blogpost addresses a common claim, that all UK Internet access providers are required to retain everything about their subscribers' or users' activities. Every packet they shift, every web page Read more

EncroChat, targeted equipment interference, and the Court of Appeal

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This is a quick comment on the Court of Appeal's judgment in the case of A and Ors, R v, relating to EncroChat. It is a comment on the judgment, and the way in which the Court applied the rules under Read more

"SafetyTech": what it is, and key legal issues

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1 I've seen the term "SafetyTech" crop up quite a bit lately, mostly due to a recent report for the UK government (PDF) (and also an HTML version for those who prefer it), and it is a buzzword which, Read more