UK ministers, not judges, to sign off on Brit spies’ surveillance

UK ministers, not judges, to sign off on Brit spies’ surveillance
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Independent review’s recommendations to be ignored

IPB Under the UK’s forthcoming new Investigatory Powers Bill, warrants required to justify the intelligence services’ snooping will continue to be signed by those in government and not by independent judges – in spite of recommendations by judges, despite the recommendations of an independent review into Blighty’s counter-terrorism legislation.… the UK’s counter-terrorism legislation.…

October 29, 2015 at 02:01PM
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