UK lawmakers approve ‘most sweeping’ surveillance powers

big-brother-is-watching-you-graphicThe most significant revamping of British surveillance laws in 15 years passed the House of Lords this week and now awaits rubber-stamp approval from Queen Elizabeth II before coming into force. It would, among other things, require internet providers to log people’s browsing history for up to a year and allow law enforcement agencies to access them to help with investigations.

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