Thursday, September 21The Voice of London

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Access To Everyone’s Browsing History To Be Granted for Police

Access To Everyone’s Browsing History To Be Granted for Police

News, UK
Plans to give police access to all UK internet users browsing history are expected to be announced this Wednesday. Words: Corey Armishaw Sub Editor: Daisy Greenway A new surveillance bill would make it a legal requirement for all telecoms and internet service providers to store all customers browsing history for 12 months, according to reports. Dubbed a revival of the so-called “Snooper’s Charter” (which was shelved after opposition from the Liberal Democrats during the coalition), the new bill would allow authorities to access specific web addresses people had visited. However, approval from a judge would be required to view the content of the websites, emails and social media messages. Unlike the shelved communications bill, which would have required the storing of phone, ema
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