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‘Dry’ but critically important subject
The Investigatory Powers Bill risks undermining the UK’s strongly performing Tech sector because of uncertainty about the costs of complying with the new legislation, the Science and Technology Committee has warned.  UK businesses must not be placed at a relative commercial disadvantage to overseas competitors by the proposed measures, according to the MPs, and the costs of implementing the additional data storing measures in the draft Bill should be fully met by Government.
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Draft Investigatory Powers Bill - Computerworld UK

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