UK Snooper’s charter would make Apple include backdoors

Theresa May Investigatory Powers Bill

The UK’s proposed spying law – the Investigatory Powers Bill (IPB), more commonly known as the snooper’s charter – would make Apple and other tech companies include a backdoor in their software, with similar capabilities as that what the FBI is currently demanding regarding the San Bernardino shooting.

Worryingly this is a bill first drafted back in 2015 (PDF) which has only since been updated.

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