Government plans to search everything we do online, offline…

1 Apr

“Having opposed the previous government’s attempts to introduce mass surveillance of Internet communications, the Conservatives are planning to introduce the very same policy they previously described as a ‘culture of surveillance which goes far beyond counter terrorism and serious crime.’ The plan is essentially to allow stored communication data to be trawled without the inconvenience of needing a warrant or even any reasonable suspicion.”

More comment on this soon, but in the meantime check out the full story on the BBC…

Quick change of plans. I am going to defer to friend and colleague Lachlan Urquhart who has written previously on the matter…


One Response to “Government plans to search everything we do online, offline…”

  1. mleiser April 1, 2012 at 10:36 PM #

    Reblogged this on #Hashtag – Thoughts on the Law and Social Media…..

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