UK Police To Step Up Hacking of Home PCs

The Times of London reports that the United Kingdom’s Home Office has quietly adopted a new plan to allow police across Britain to routinely hack into people’s personal computers without a warrant. The move, which follows a decision by the European Union’s council of ministers in Brussels, has angered civil liberties groups and opposition MPs. They described it as a sinister extension of the surveillance state that drives ‘a coach and horses’ through privacy laws.

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