Theresa May to create new internet that would be controlled and regulated by government

From The Independent: Theresa May is planning to introduce huge regulations on the way the internet works, allowing the government to decide what is said online. “Some people say that it is not for government to regulate when it comes to technology and the internet,” it states. “We disagree.”

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Investigatory Powers Act goes into force, putting UK citizens under intense new spying regime

From The Independent: The UK’s Investigatory Powers Act is now in effect, introducing a large set of new powers – including the ability to collect the browsing records of everyone in the country and have them read by authorities as diverse as the Food Standards Agency and the Department for Work and Pensions.

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