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Imagine for a moment, a Britain where every individual over the age of 3 years old, has their own personal government spy. This person sits next to as you watch TV, sits in the back of your car as you drive, walks around the shops with you, sits next to you at your desk, joins […]

The Joint Select Committee looking at the draft Communications Data Bill (the “Snoopers Charter”) has now published its findings. They are available here in full: http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/jt201213/jtselect/jtdraftcomuni/79/7902.htm The report is scathing when it comes to the consultation process, which was essentially non-existent. Para 58 is very clear: 58.  Before re-drafted legislation is introduced there should be a […]