02/01/2016

New UK security laws to affect CCTV operators?

This year will see the introduction by the UK government of new regulations that will extend the power of security services to monitor information. The so called ‘Snoopers’ Charter’ contains proposals that include collection and of people’s personal data, monitoring what people look at on the web, and tracking their use of phones and social media. The draft legislation is undergoing a thorough examination by the draft investigatory powers bill scrutiny committee.