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New limits may allay fears on snooping
12 March 2003

'The proposals won a mixed response from civil liberties groups. John Wadham, the director of Liberty, said: "The original snooper's charter proposals were appallingly excessive. We welcome much of the government plan to step back from them. But authorities accessing this data should need a warrant from a judge - that's the only truly independent safeguard that can produce public confidence."' link

Posted by SteveC at 08:01 PM Wed 12 Mar 2003 Categories: Code of Practice , Govt. Consultations , RIP Comms Data (Part I Chapter 2) , The Guardian