Don't Spy on Us condemns the fast-tracking of new surveillance legislation

The decision by the government to reduce parliamentary scrutiny of the Investigatory Powers Bill has been condemned by civil liberties groups and technology experts. The draft Bill and explanatory notes, which run to 299 pages, will now only receive three weeks scrutiny in order to drive the legislation through parliament in the New Year.

Don't Spy on Us response to the draft Investigatory Powers Bill

The draft Investigatory Powers Bill was published today. Don't Spy on Us have been calling for a new legal framework since the Snowden revelations. Over the next weeks, we will be examining the detail of the 300 page draft to see if it meets our six principles for reform. However, here are initial responses by members of the Don't Spy on Us coalition.

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