Lawyer-client privilege no bar to surveillance, say Lords

Lawyer-client privilege no bar to surveillance, say Lords: “

Yes sir, I can bug you

The state is allowed to bug communication between lawyers and their clients, the House of Lords has said. The UK’s highest court ruled that spy law the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA) allows lawyers’ conversations to be bugged.…

(Via The Register – Public Sector.)

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