: Government web snooping back on the cards

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Jim Killock, 25 October 2010

Government plans to intercept Internet communications and store details of “traffic data” are reportedly back on the cards.

These plans – called the “Intercept Modernisation Programme” – were shelved early last year after campaigning from privacy campaigners including ORG. They are legally suspect and highly expensive.

They were signalled in a couple of lines in last week’s National Security Strategy...

More: http://www.openrightsgroup.org/blog/2010/government-web-snooping-back-on-the-cards

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