Communications Data

Only Real Transparency Can Build Public Trust in How Surveillance Powers Are Used

Daniel Nesbitt | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK Politics
Daniel Nesbitt

The need for more information is given greater urgency by the words of Commander Richard Martin, head of intelligence and covert policing at the Met. In the article Commander Martin states that Communications Data is now routinely used in almost every criminal investigation.

Internet Surveillance: What Is Proportionate?

Jamie Bartlett | Posted 13.01.2013 | UK Tech
Jamie Bartlett

How harmful is it if the government accesses your communications data? Communications data used to just mean telephone calls: who you called and when. Now it could include what websites you visit, your geo-location, which social network you're part of and who you've contacted.