Apple Takes Bite Out Of Snoopers’ Charter

December 22, 2015

In its first specific response to the Investigatory Powers Bill – the so-called “Snoopers’ Charter”, the US technology giant says “this bill will put law-abiding citizens at risk – not the criminals, hackers and terrorists.

“The fact is to comply with the Government’s proposal, the personal data of millions of law-abiding citizens would be less secure.”

The Investigatory Powers Bill is designed to bring existing surveillance powers up to date and to introduce new powers, all under one comprehensive piece of legislation.

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