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Investigatory Powers Bill Makes Your Browsing History Available To UK Officials

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Justin O'Connell is the founder of financial technology focused CryptographicAsset.com. Justin organized the launch of the largest Bitcoin ATM hardware and software provider in the world at the historical Hotel del Coronado in southern California. His works appear in the U.S.'s third largest weekly, the San Diego Reader, VICE and elsewhere.


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Investigatory Powers Bill Makes Your Browsing History Available To UK Officials

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A new Investigatory Powers Bill is making waves in the UK and has critics from government officials to Edward Snowden.  Home Secretary Theresa May announced the new Investigatory Powers Bill around Christmas. The bill stipulates that the browsing history of everyone in the UK will have to be stored for a year. Police and security services will enjoy access without warrant. May said the information is “the modern equivalent of an itemised phone bill”. On November 4, The Independent invoked the Freedom of Information Act and asked the Home Office to disclose “the web browser history of all web browsers…

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Justin OConnell

Justin OConnell

http://www.cryptographicasset.com

Justin O'Connell is the founder of financial technology focused CryptographicAsset.com. Justin organized the launch of the largest Bitcoin ATM hardware and software provider in the world at the historical Hotel del Coronado in southern California. His works appear in the U.S.'s third largest weekly, the San Diego Reader, VICE and elsewhere.

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