The draft code has not yet been approved by the U.K. Parliament, and it is open for public comment until March 20.
The Parliament's Intelligence and Security Committee last week found that the U.K.'s intelligence and security agencies are doing the necessary work to uncover threats, for instance by accessing Internet traffic through bulk interception. The agencies do not seek to circumvent the law, the committee found. Nevertheless, it did recommend that unnecessarily complicated and unclear legislation governing the intrusive capabilities of those services should be replaced by a single, clear rule.
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