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About Arne Hintz

Dr Arne Hintz is Senior Lecturer at the School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies at Cardiff University and was Principal Investigator on the project "Digital Citizenship and Surveillance Society: UK State-Media-Citizen relations after the Snowden leaks". Follow on Twitter: @arne_hz.

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Rosemary Bechler is openDemocracy’s Editor.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Expanding state power in times of ‘surveillance realism’: how the UK got a ‘world-leading’ surveillance law

A fragmented opposition, public resignation in the face of omnipresent data collection, and a dominant security discourse has created a social context for the Investigatory Powers Act to be passed largely unhindered.

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