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

Internet, telecoms, and tech law predictions for 2022

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Things I predict will happen in 2022: Telecoms companies, Internet service providers, and device manufacturers will start to get to grips with new government security requirements, in some cases 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

Unpicking the "making children as safe as they are offline" fallacy

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When discussing Internet regulation, one often hears the trope that the Internet must be made "as safe as the offline world". Indeed, the outgoing Information Commissioner, Elizabeth Denham, gave a Read more