UK hacking powers can be challenged in court, judge rules

Charlie Osborne reports:

A five-year court battle in the United Kingdom has come to an end with the UK Supreme Court ruling that the UK’s spy agencies and their hacking activities can be made subject to court challenges.

On Wednesday, the court ruled that the GCHQ’s Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT) is subject to judicial review in the High Court, which in turn means that the intelligence tribunal’s decisions can be exposed, and challenged, based on the law of the land.

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