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Topic: Privacy

A landmark victory preserving privacy

Provisions of the Investigatory Powers Act 2016 have recently been under scrutiny before the High Court.

Expect privacy whilst subject to a criminal investigation

Not that long ago, police were investigating a sexual assault allegation made against Sir Cliff Richard. The investigation and police raid of his home address was widely reported in the press, yet he was never arrested or charged.

Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA)

Recently at Southampton Crown Court, Stephen Nicholson, a suspect in a murder investigation, pleaded guilty to a charge under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA).