Tuesday, 26 September 2017

UK govt proposes ISPs store Web usage records for 12 months

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Wednesday 04 November 15

Home Secretary Theresa May insists draft Investigatory Powers Bill will be subject to robust safeguards.

The U.K. government on Wednesday proposed a new law that would require ISPs to store their customers' Internet usage records for up to a year. The legislation, called the Investigatory Powers Bill (IPB), also proposes to authorise the interception and collection of bulk communications data, even if it involves hacking into a device. "The task of law enforcement and the security and intelligence agencies has become vastly more demanding in this digital age…

The U.K. government on Wednesday proposed a new law that would require ISPs to store their customers' Internet usage records for up to a year. The legislation, called the Investigatory Powers Bill (IPB), also proposes to authorise the interception and collection of bulk communications data, even if it involves hacking into a device. "The task of law enforcement and the security and intelligence agencies has become vastly more demanding in this digital age…

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