UK Advances Controversial Security Law: Tech Concerns

by Mayniaga

The Investigatory Powers (Amendment) Bill,

passed by the House of Lords in just two days, faces scrutiny in the House of Commons.

to inform the government before making product changes affecting compliance with warrants.

One contentious aspect allows UK officials to globally compel tech companies

existing powers in the evolving tech landscape.

The government claims the bill updates

contends that it could grant the government indefinite veto power, hindering innovation and potentially impacting UK businesses abroad.

However, TechUK, representing over 1,000 UK tech businesses, including Apple and Meta,

signals the start of its legislative journey.

The bill's introduction to the House of Commons

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