Tuesday, 20 May 2008

The Home Office is creating a database to store details of every phone call, email and web page visited in Britain

By Andy Bloxham writing for the Telegraph.
"The Home Office will create a database to store the details of every phone call made, every email sent and every web page visited by British citizens in the previous year under plans currently under discussion, it has emerged."

"The Government wants to create the system to fight terrorism and crime."
"A Home Office spokesman said the move was needed to reflect changes in communication that would "increasingly undermine our current capabilities to obtain communications data and use it to protect the public"."
Read the full article here.
"This and no other is the root from which the tyrant springs: when he first appears he is a protector." (Plato)

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