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British lawmakers pass new digital surveillance law.

LONDON, Ramadan 02, 1437, June 07, 2016, SPA -- British lawmakers passed on Tuesday a new surveillance law to give security agencies more extensive monitoring capabilities in the digital age after several amendments were added to better protect privacy, according to Reuters. Lawmakers voted 444-69 in favour of the Investigatory Powers Bill, which interior minister Theresa May said would help "keep us safe in an uncertain world". The bill will now go to the House of Lords upper house of parliament. --SPA 22:23 LOCAL TIME 19:23 GMT

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