In a word: privacy and the Investigatory Powers Bill

The Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) in its report in response to the draft Investigatory Powers Bill (the Bill) said, “Overall, the privacy protections are inconsistent and in our view need strengthening. We recommend that an additional Part be included in...

Private information and juveniles

Capturing the images of children, whether by the press or the state, is fraught with difficulty. The Supreme Court considered the issue recently in Re: J38 [2015] UKSC 42 but even it was unable to agree. Its importance in the operational planning of covert...