UK defense industry lays out another reason the snooper’s charter is a terrible idea

With the UK on the brink of signing into law new powers that would allow government agencies to spy on citizens’ online activity and communication, Britain’s defence and security industry has told MPs that the so-called snooper’s charter will likely become out of date within five years, reports The Guardian. The submission from the British aerospace, defence, security and space industries points out that the rapid pace of technological advancement will quickly render the proposed legislation obsolete and require revision all too soon. It also states that the bill’s provisions “unduly interfere with the rights to privacy, freedom of opinion…

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