Privacy campaigners welcome decision to review Investigatory Powers Tribunal

A PRIVACY rights group claimed victory today after the Supreme Court ruled that the Investigatory Powers Tribunal’s (IPT) decisions are subject to judicial review in the High Court.

The IPT is a judicial body that receives complaints about surveillance by public bodies. Although it claims to be independent from government, it is funded by the Home Office.

Campaign group Privacy International sought a guarantee from Britain’s highest court that the IPT’s mistakes can be...
source: Morning Star Online

2019-05-15 19:26
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