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Investigatory powers bill not fit for purpose, say 200 senior lawyers

The investigatory powers bill, which goes before MPs on Tuesday, is not fit for purpose and breaches international standards on surveillance, according to a letter signed by more than 200 senior lawyers.

The legislation acknowledges for the first time the extent of bulk interception and hacking carried out by the government’s monitoring agency, GCHQ, and sets out a legal framework with safeguards.

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Please find attached Amnesty International's briefing on the Investigatory Powers Bill

Investigatory Powers Bill briefing
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