The (limited) impact of the High Court's investigatory powers Liberty ruling on telecommunications operators

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The High Court ruled last week on the latest challenge against parts of the Investigatory Powers Act 2016. There's relatively little to note, from a practical point of view, for telecommunications Read more

ISPs, telcos, and responding to the ICO's "third party information notices"

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This blogpost introduces communications providers to the concept of a "third party information notice", a power afforded to the Information Commissioner's Office in the UK. What is a third party Read more

The limits of Norwich Pharmacal orders: when a cellular operator is a witness, not a facilitator of wrongdoing

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The Court of Appeal has ruled on an interesting point of law, to do with a UK mobile operator and Norwich Pharmacal orders. What is a Norwich Pharmacal order A Norwich Pharmacal order is a court Read more

Dealing with demands for communications data under the Investigatory Powers Act 2016

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This blog post looks at the obligations imposed on telecommunications operators under the Investigatory Powers Act 2016, to provide communications data in response to a notice from UK public Read more

Urgent: changes to communications data acquisition in the UK

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1 The Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (Commencement No. 12) Regulations 2020 passed through Parliament yesterday. The Regulations bring into force almost all of the remaining provisions in the Read more