Reviewing the IP Bill development process – new blog post in Open Democracy

As 2016 draws to a close, DCSS project members Arne Hintz and Lina Dencik look back at the recently adopted Investigatory Powers Act and explain how this new surveillance law came about. They draw from DCSS research results on how different stakeholders viewed the new law, how the media reported on surveillance and how the public viewed omnipresent data collection.

Expanding state power in times of ‘surveillance realism’: how the UK got a ‘world-leading’ surveillance law