The inventor of the World Wide Web has issued a stinging criticism of new surveillance legislation that has just become law in the UK, saying it “undermines our fundamental rights online” and has been rushed through by MPs who do not understand how intrusive it will be. Sir Tim Berners-Lee said parts of The Investigatory Powers Bill are “disproportionate” and that people’s rights to freedom are curtailed if police and security services have increased snooping powers.
ORIGINAL SOURCE: International Business Times
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