“Having opposed the previous government’s attempts to introduce mass surveillance of Internet communications, the Conservatives are planning to introduce the very same policy they previously described as a ‘culture of surveillance which goes far beyond counter terrorism and serious crime.’ The plan is essentially to allow stored communication data to be trawled without the inconvenience of needing a warrant or even any reasonable suspicion.”

More comment on this soon, but in the meantime check out the full story on the BBC…

Quick change of plans. I am going to defer to friend and colleague Lachlan Urquhart who has written previously on the matter…


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