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Rights groups challenge UK police over mobile phone monitoring

Activists try to overturn ruling allowing police to neither confirm nor deny use of surveillance technology

Police forces’ refusal to disclose whether they are exploiting covert surveillance technology to track mobile phones is to be challenged at a tribunal next week.

Privacy International, represented by lawyers for the civil rights organisation Liberty, will attempt to overturn a ruling allowing the Metropolitan police and seven other forces to “neither confirm nor deny” use of the controversial equipment.

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