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Ministers seek wide bugging powers
11 February 2000

'Sweeping powers allowing the intelligence services and other government agencies to conduct covert surveillance, including bugging phones and property, were proposed by the government yesterday. For the first time, they would have a statutory power to intercept pagers, mobile and satellite phones, and email, as well as private networks, including office switchboards.' link

Posted by SteveC at 02:29 PM Fri 11 Feb 2000 Categories: RIP Forced Decryption (Part III) , The Guardian