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Why should the UK pensions watchdog be able to spy on your internet activities? Same reason as the Environment Agency and many more

By Kieren McCarthy 24 Apr 2020 at 07:04

It has been called the “most extreme surveillance in the history of Western democracy.” It has not once but twice been found to be illegal. It sparked the largest ever protest of senior lawyers who called it “not fit for purpose.” And now the UK's Investigatory Powers Act of 2016 – better known as the Snooper’s Charter – is set to expand to allow government agencies you may never...

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