British spy agencies 'breached privacy rules over personal information'

British spy agencies 'breached privacy rules over personal information'
 

Senior judges said the security service MI5, intelligence agency MI6 and listening post GCHQ "failed to comply" with the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) when collecting and using large databases of individuals' details.
The Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT) made the finding in its latest judgment as part of a case brought by campaign group Privacy International over the gathering of both personal and communications data in bulk.
The way spy agencies obtained personal data was in breach of the ECHR's Article 8 - the right to a private life - for more than a decade... read more

 
17 October 2016 in Regional West, Views: 41
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