Britain's draft Internet spying law threatens key rights

Britain's proposed new Internet spying laws could threaten key rights if passed unchanged, UN rights experts sayThe proposed measures, which were unveiled in November, would allow security agencies to access the Internet communication records of suspects and require web and phone companies to keep records of all activity for 12 months, among other measures. Home Secretary Theresa May has said the bill would make existing surveillance laws more transparent and update them to take into account the growth of online communications.

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