Category : Snoopers charter
Index responds to Theresa May comments
Theresa May's comments on the Andrew Marr Show have lead to a round of speculation around the actions that the Home Secretary will take in the wake of Woolwich, especially in regard to the shelved Communications Data Bill.
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
of Big Brother Watch and Jamie Bartlett
of Demos for their views
UK “snooper’s charter” to be redrafted
The British government’s Communications Data Bill is to be redrafted after the Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said he would block the current bill. The bill, which would give government agencies unprecedented access to email, web and phone traffic, has been described as a “snooper’s charter” by free speech and privacy groups. Earlier today, a […]
The return of a bad idea
is alarmed by the shift towards mass surveillance in the UK government’s "snooper's charter"