Category : Communications Data Bill

Theresa May betrays our values by banning extremists from the airwaves

alt informationTheresa May’s proposals to ban radical preachers from the airwaves and block extremist websites are illiberal, impractical and may breach the UK’s commitment to human rights, Michael Harris writes.

Could “snooper’s charter” stop terror attacks?

Some UK politicians have said the murder of a soldier in Woolwich, London this week demonstrates the need for greater surveillance of communications data. But would a "snooper's charter" really have made a difference? Index asked Emma Carr of Big Brother Watch and Jamie Bartlett of Demos for their views

The Queen’s speech and free speech

Padraig Reidy: The Queen's speech and free speech

The Queen's speech and free speech

Padraig Reidy: The Queen's speech and free speech

Nick Clegg kills Snooper’s Charter – for now

Padraig Reidy: Clegg kills Snooper's Charter - for now

Nick Clegg kills Snooper's Charter – for now

Padraig Reidy: Clegg kills Snooper's Charter - for now

Debating digital rights at OrgCon North

Brian Pellot: Debating digital rights at OrgCon North

Debating digital rights at OrgCon North

Brian Pellot: Debating digital rights at OrgCon North

Surveillance, security and censorship

Padraig Reidy: Surveillance, security and censorship

Surveillance, security and censorship

Padraig Reidy: Surveillance, security and censorship

“RIOT” and the problems of life online

Padraig Reidy: "RIOT" and the problems of life online

"RIOT" and the problems of life online

Padraig Reidy: "RIOT" and the problems of life online