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What Really Happens When You FOIA UK Police

Ever wondered why every British police force seems to give you the same answers?
Joseph Cox
10.5.16
uk

GCHQ Details Cases of When It Would Use Bulk Hacking

A new review of the UK's mass surveillance powers includes case studies from intelligence agencies.
Joseph Cox
8.19.16
uk

A UK Government Department Uses Hacking Powers to Catch Price-Fixing Cartels

The Competition and Markets Authority is one of many agencies with hacking powers.
Joseph Cox
7.8.16
uk

What the UK’s Proposed Surveillance Law Means for Police Hacking

In the past few months, we’ve learned more about UK police use of "equipment interference" through discussion of the Investigatory Powers Bill.
Joseph Cox
2.26.16
uk

GCHQ Director: One Warrant Can Be Used to Hack a Whole Intelligence Agency

The UK’s intelligence agencies may soon get their hacking powers on a stronger legal footing.
Joseph Cox
2.9.16
uk

UK Police Are Using Hacking Tools, But Refuse to Say How

As one officer says hacking was used in "a majority" of his cases, police forces refuse to answer Freedom of Information requests.
Joseph Cox
12.23.15
News

​UK's National Crime Agency Is Using a 90s Law to Justify Its Hacking Operations

Experts are concerned that an obviously outdated law is governing highly intrusive capabilities.
Joseph Cox
11.8.15
News

MI5 Says It Has Relied on Hacking in 'Majority of High Priority Investigations'

Equipment interference "has been instrumental in disrupting credible threats to life," documents claim.
Joseph Cox
11.5.15
News

UK's National Crime Agency Revealed to Have Hacking Powers

Top law enforcement agency has "equipment interference" capabilities.
Joseph Cox
11.5.15