The European Court of Human Rights is holding a relatively rare oral hearing in a case brought by four DPG clients - Open Rights Group, Big Brother Watch, English PEN and Dr Constanze Kurz – alongside other organisations challenging UK government internet surveillance programmes. On Tuesday...

The Advocate General today gave his opinion in the legal challenge to the UK Government’s data retention law, which requires communications providers to retain, in bulk, records of the public’s communications. In his opinion, the UK’s law falls far short of EU law data privacy...