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New Bill Allows All Phone And Internet Activity to be Recorded

Posted By admin On June 11, 2012 @ 2:22 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

Tom Whitehead
London Telegraph [1]
June 11, 2012

Theresa May is expected to publish the controversial Communications Data Bill on Friday which will require service providers to record all internet and phone activity.

The proposals will allow police and intelligence officers to monitor who someone is in contact with and the websites they visit, although the content of communications will not be accessed.

Conservative are prepared for an intense backlash from both Tory and Liberal Democrat MPs who fear the proposals are a “snooper’s charter” and too great an intrusion on private lives.

In April Nick Clegg, the deputy prime minister, appeared to cast the plans further in to chaos when he insisted they would not just be “rammed” in to law.

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[1] London Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/law-and-order/9323022/Coalition-battle-brewing-as-email-monitoring-powers-to-be-unveiled-this-week.html

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[3] The U.S. Government Is Monitoring All Phone Calls, All Emails And All Internet Activity: http://www.prisonplanet.com/the-u-s-government-is-monitoring-all-phone-calls-all-emails-and-all-internet-activity.html

[4] House lawmakers offer bill to curb NSA’s phone data collection: http://www.prisonplanet.com/house-lawmakers-offer-bill-to-curb-nsas-phone-data-collection.html

[5] ‘Like 1984, only worse’: UK may resurrect ‘snooper’s charter’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/%e2%80%98like-1984-only-worse%e2%80%99-uk-may-resurrect-%e2%80%98snooper%e2%80%99s-charter%e2%80%99.html

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