ECHR: Some aspects of UK surveillance regimes violate Convention

The case of Big Brother Watch and Others v. the United Kingdom (applications nos. 58170/13, 62322/14 and 24960/15) concerned complaints by journalists and rights organisations about three different surveillance regimes: (1) the bulk interception of communications; (2) intelligence sharing with foreign governments; and (3) the obtaining of communications data from communications service providers. Both the … Continue reading ECHR: Some aspects of UK surveillance regimes violate Convention