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PSNI use 'snooper's charter' nearly 22,000 times at cost of £675k

In 2016, the PSNI used the controversial Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA) on 4,618 occasions. Picture by Dominic Lipinski, PA Wire
Andrew Madden
THE PSNI has paid internet and telephone companies nearly £700,000 in the last five years to access information about people's private communications. Since 2012, police have also used controversial [...]

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