From the BBC, :
The lower house of the Italian parliament has approved new measures to combat the threat of terrorist attack, which means they have become law.
The bill includes surveillance of the internet and phone networks and making it easier to detain suspects.
Those who hide their features from the public – including through wearing the Islamic burqa – also face punishment.
A number of Western countries have introduced extra measures after the London bombs this month.
The BBC’s Jacky Rowland notes that explicit threats against Italy have appeared on a number of extremist websites…
[Giuseppe Pisanu Italian Interior Minister said], “The terrorist threat with Islamic origins has a world-wide dimension, it could materialise everywhere and no corner of the planet is immune.”…