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Science and Technology Committee (Commons)
The draft Investigatory Powers Bill is, in large part, a response to advances in communications, particularly over the internet. Confidence in commerce depends on reliable encryption. The boundaries between content and communications data are becoming blurred. The consequences for privacy, proportionality and data security will be explored by the Committee in the context of the rapidly changing technological landscape – and the need to fight terrorism and crime.
Evidence given by Mark Hughes, President, BT Security, and Antony Walker, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, techUK; Professor Bernard Silverman, Chief Scientific Adviser, Richard Alcock, Programme Director of the Communication Capabilities Directorate, Home Office, and Dr Bob Nowill, Chairman, Cyber Security Challenge.
Evidence given by Matthew Hare, Chief Executive Officer, Gigaclear, John Shaw, Vice President, Product Management, Sophos, James Blessing, Chair, Internet Services Providers' AssociationProfessor Ross Anderson, Professor of Security Engineering, University of Cambridge, Professor Mike Jackson, formally of Birmingham City Business School, Dr Joss Wright, Research Fellow, Oxford Internet Institute, Professor Sir David Omand, Visiting Professor, Department of War Studies, King's College London
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Science and Technology Committee publish report on Investigatory Powers Bill: technology issues