The controversial Investigatory Powers Bill or the snooper’s charter, which will be reviewed by the House of Lords in the coming week, will reportedly provide security agencies with the licence to hack into electronic devices of an entire town anywhere in the world. A Home Office document has disclosed the expansive hacking powers the legislature would grant the GCHQ. According to the document, security agencies will be licenced to access “bulk data” using “a range of techniques under existing legislation to acquire information in large volumes”.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: International Business Times