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“Unlawful, unworkable, unnecessary - the retention of internet records would not stop terrorist attacks”

Another interesting article published in today’s Guardian from Simon Davies, director of Privacy International and one of the authors of the recent LSE Identity Project Report. This one focuses on Charles Clarke’s latest brainwave - what would amount to a full telephone/internet wiretap on every user, surely taking us well on the way to George Orwell’s telescreens in every room of the house. Davies describes this as: “another insane technology fixation conceived in a vacuum and nurtured on rhetoric”. You can read the whole article at:
John Welford, 15 years ago.

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