UK Snooping Plan Could Break EU Laws

Posted: 5/04/2012 13:13 Updated: 5/04/2012 13:22


New surveillance plans could breach European data protection laws, experts have warned, in a further blow to the Government's controversial proposals.

Lawyers said that the European Commission, which previously took the British Government to court over alleged online privacy breaches, would likely object to real-time monitoring of internet use, email and mobile phone calls by the state as it could allow "fishing expeditions" against innocent citizens.

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