Experts Reaction On Home Office Tests Web-Spying Powers With Help Of UK Internet Firms

By   ISBuzz Team
Writer , Information Security Buzz | Mar 12, 2021 05:03 am PST

Two UK internet providers have been helping the Home Office and National Crime Agency track the websites visited by customers. A trial of new powers granted by the controversial Investigatory Powers Act of 2016 has been going on for months. It involves the internet providers creating internet connection records (ICRs), which can be used to show which websites a person visited and when. Digital rights campaigners have raised privacy concerns.