The U.K. proscribed the U.S.-based neo-Nazi group Atomwaffen Division as a terrorist organization. The move appears to be more for international solidarity and to provide tools to combat online propaganda than one of current and direct operational necessity.
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The 2018 “techlash” shows no sign of slowing. The last week of July saw the release of two papers containing proposals for significant increases regulation of tech companies, particularly with an eye toward protecting the integrity of political processes and elections.
The issue of law enforcement access to data held abroad is in the news again with the Supreme Court set to hear oral argument in United States v. Microsoft on Feb. 27, and Congress considering the recently-announced CLOUD Act.