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What does RIP stand for?

RIP stands for Regulation of Investigatory Powers (commerce regulations, UK)

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He was detained by Metropolitan Police detectives at his home in Cardiff on suspicion of offences under the Computer Misuse Act and the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act, Scotland Yard said.
Nick Pickles, director of civil liberties and privacy group Big Brother Watch, added: "Our own research has shown how the majority of investigations under these powers, Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA) 2000, do not lead to prosecutions and are often for trivial matters.
New material has been added to this edition on regulatory issues; national regulation of transnational online activity; and surveillance, the UK's Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act of 2000, and encryption.
But controversy has been sparked when authorities have used the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act, (RIPA) a law passed chiefly to allow spying on potential terrorists.