Snooping may not be legal

The intelligence service, at their third time of asking get their activities legalised, but the EU's Court rules that mass surveillance remains illegal. Also access to retained data must be supervised by an independent review, and can only be requested in pursuit of a serious crime.

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  1. The CJEU was asked by the UK High Court for guidance on the legality of the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act. Its judgement was reported by the Independent and the Guardian
  2. Commented on by Martha Spurrier of Liberty
  3. The Open Rights Group comments, a detailed look at the ruling and concludes that Mass surveillance is illegal, access to retained data must be supervised by an independent review, and access to retained data can only be requested in pursuit of a serious crime.
  4. Even the Register covers the story
  5. as does the Daily Mash
  6. And Labour's recently appointed Shadow spokesperson finally finds her voice and contradicts her predecessors
  7. Dianne was appointed Shadow Home Affairs spokesperson in the light of Jeremey Corbyn's second leadership ballot victory; lets hope that she prevails.
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