British PCs can now hack your personal computer without a warrant

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Jan 6, 2009 10:01 PM EDT
iTWire; By Davey Winder
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The friendly British Bobby has just been given the right to remotely hack into the computers of UK citizens without notifying the owners, or bothering with a search warrant, or even passing an act of parliament for that matter. A few months back the Brit police proved themselves not to be too worried about the small matter of search warrants when it comes to computers, data and privacy when City of London detectives closed the investigation into BT and Phorm.

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