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New powers to record every phone call and email makes surveillance ’60m times worse’

Posted By admin On April 2, 2012 @ 3:25 am In Featured Stories,Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

Tom Whitehead
London Telegraph [1]
April 2, 2012

The former Conservative Home Secretary argued the new powers risked causing enormous resentment by allowing “unfettered” access to all forms of communication.

The Coalition is to revive plans first raised then shelved by the last Labour Government to track the activities of every Briton who uses a phone or the internet.

The proposals, to be unveiled in the Queen’s Speech, will see a huge expansion in the amount of data communication providers are required to keep for at least a year.

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[1] London Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/news/9180191/New-powers-to-record-every-phone-call-and-email-makes-surveillance-60m-times-worse.html

[2] State to ‘spy’ on every phone call, email and web search: http://www.prisonplanet.com/state-to-spy-on-every-phone-call-email-and-web-search-2.html

[3] State to ‘spy’ on every phone call, email and web search: http://www.prisonplanet.com/state-to-spy-on-every-phone-call-email-and-web-search.html

[4] Cell Phone Surveillance: Some Cell Phones Record Your Location Hundreds Of Times A Day: http://www.prisonplanet.com/cell-phone-surveillance-some-cell-phones-record-your-location-hundreds-of-times-a-day.html

[5] Telecom firms’ fury at plan for ‘Stasi’ checks on every phone call and email: http://www.prisonplanet.com/telecom-firms-fury-at-plan-for-stasi-checks-on-every-phone-call-and-email.html

[6] Plans to log every call and email in Britain is a ‘Big Brother nightmare’, warns Government’s own anti-terrorism watchdog: http://www.prisonplanet.com/plans-to-log-every-call-and-email-in-britain-is-a-big-brother-nightmare-warns-governments-own-anti-terrorism-watchdog.html

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