Communications Data Bill

The Home Secretary's Proposals Will Impact on the Freedoms of the Public, Not the Terrorists

Emma Carr | Posted 02.12.2014 | UK Politics
Emma Carr

The home secretary must be very clear about how effective her proposals will be in curtailing those who pose a serious threat to the UK and what the potential consequences for ordinary members of the public will be.

Spies Need More Oversight, Not New Powers

Annie Machon | Posted 04.08.2013 | UK Politics
Annie Machon

Following the awful murder of Drummer Lee Rigby in Woolwich last week, the political securocrats who claim to represent the interests of the British intelligence services have swung into action, demanding yet further surveillance powers for MI5 and MI6 "in order to prevent future Woolwich-style attacks".

The Communications Data Bill Will Be Back

Jamie Bartlett | Posted 25.06.2013 | UK Politics
Jamie Bartlett

Making sure security service and policing powers are up to date and adequate - of course while avoiding unnecessary intrusion, misuse and expense - is something we all have a very big interest in.

Wikipedia Will Encrypt UK Pages If 'Snooper's Charter' Passed

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 06.09.2012 | UK Tech

Wikipedia will encrypt all connections with Britain if new laws to track internet, text and email communications are implemented. Jimmy Wales, foun...