*Liberty (The National Council of Civil Liberties) and others v Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and others

Human rights – Right to respect for family and private life. Further to its previous judgment (see [2014] All ER (D) 156 (Dec)), the Investigatory Powers Tribunal declared that, prior to the disclosure that had been made and referred to in the previous judgment and the present judgment, the regime governing the soliciting, receiving, storing and transmitting by United Kingdom authorities of private communications of individuals located in the UK, which had been obtained by United States authorities pursuant to US National Security Agency programmes, had contravened arts 8 or 10 of the Convention, but at the present time complied.

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