But there is understandable disquiet among civil liberties groups over the authority's use of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act.
What does RIP stand for?
RIP stands for Regulation of Investigatory Powers (commerce regulations, UK)
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We have 279 other meanings of RIP in our Acronym Attic
- Recoverable Item Program
- Recovery Is Possible (software)
- Reduction Implementation Panel (US DoD)
- Reduction in Personnel
- Reflex Inhibiting Posture
- Refractive Index Profile
- Régime Interprofessionnel de Prévoyance (French: Interprofessional Retirement Plan)
- Register of Intelligence Publications
- Regular Investment Plan (various locations)
- Regulated Intramembrane Proteolyns
Samples in periodicals archive:
The campaign group says details from 345 local councils showed action under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (Ripa) 9,607 times between 2008 and 2011.
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.
Kirklees used the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA) seven times last year.
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.
The surveillance operations are allowed under the controversial Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act meant to target terrorists.