The British government plans to make telecommunication firms keep records of every website that customers visit under a new law regulating cyber-snooping.

The draft Investigatory Powers Bill is designed to regulate authorities’ access to Internet activity, replacing a patchwork of laws, some dating from the Web’s infancy.

Home Secretary Theresa May said Wednesday that the bill would let police and spies access Internet connection records — a list of websites and social media apps someone has visited, though not the individual pages they looked at or messages they sent.

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