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UK Parliamentary Report Calls for a New Legal Framework for UK Secret Intelligence Agencies

The Intelligence and Security Committee of the UK Parliament today published its much anticipated report into the secret capabilities of the UK intelligence and security agencies, in particular their powers to intercept electronic communications and acquire communications data.The key recommendation of the report is that the UK’s current laws governing the activities of the agencies be replaced in their entirety by a new, transparent, legal framework.