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After terror attacks, Britain moves to police the Internet

A crackdown may set up a standoff between tech giants and lawmakers
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 05:50

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Recent legislation already gives Britain's law enforcement officials some of the world's strongest powers to read and monitor online chatter from potential extremists.

New York

AFTER deadly terrorist attacks and a nationwide election, Britain is once again focusing on a controversial plan: to regulate the Internet.

Lawmakers from across the political spectrum are promoting some of the widest-ranging plans anywhere in the Western world to rein in

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