Keep Calm and Snoop On

June 9, 2015 | Javvad Malik

The UK’s Communications Data Bill, also known as the “Snoopers charter” is Britain’s attempt to extend the governments surveillance powers.

Not only will the proposed changes significantly impact individuals privacy, but also expected to force UK-based ISPs to archive data of its customers and make it available to law enforcement and government agencies upon request.

Whilst at Infosec Europe, we asked several security professionals to share their views on the snooper charter and what it means.

Have an opinion on the Snooper Bill? Please leave us a comment!

Javvad Malik

About the Author: Javvad Malik

The man, the myth, the blogger; Javvad Malik is a London-based IT Security professional. Better known as an active blogger, event speaker and industry commentator who is possibly best known as one of the industry’s most prolific video bloggers with his signature fresh and light-hearted perspective on security. Prior to joining AlienVault, Javvad was a senior analyst with 451 Research providing technology vendors, investors and end users with strategic advisory services, including competitive research and go-to-market positioning.

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