Tag Archives: surveillance

DRIP, DRIP, DRIP …

Reposted from Guardian on line High court rules data retention and surveillance legislation unlawful Victory for Tory MP David Davis and Labour’s Tom Watson, who said there were insufficient privacy safeguards, as judges find Dripa inconsistent with EU law Labour … Continue reading

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Emergency surveillance law to be brought in with cross-party support

Reposted from The Guardian … and do we think that these regulations won’t be used against the ordinary citizen.  David Cameron is to explain why the emergency legislation is needed at a press conference with Nick Clegg. Photograph: Amer Ghazzal/Barcroft … Continue reading

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The police get the tools they want, Britain loses the liberties it holds dear

Reposted from Henry Porter in the Guardian. This article confirms for me a belief I have long held … that we are sleepwalking into a police state. The number of police CCTV cameras trained on Britain’s roads has almost doubled … Continue reading

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