UK security services to get more access to monitor emails and social media
Posted in: Government & Policy at 29/07/2012 23:32
Britain has quietly agreed to measures that could increase the ability of the security services to intercept online communications, experts say.
Although the Home Office is at pains to stress that the draft communications and data bill, which is going through parliament, will not involve checking the content of emails and social media, experts say British officials have been simultaneously involved in international moves that could allow increased interception of online data - moves that will not be subject to the scrutiny of MPs.
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