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January 2003 Archives

UK stands firm on snooping laws - Reports/Equiries

UK stands firm on snooping laws - The UK Government is determined to push ahead with its plans for internet snooping despite mounting opposition.

Posted by SteveC at 04:10 PM Thu 30 Jan 2003 Categories: BBC , Govt. Consultations , RIP Comms Data (Part I Chapter 2) , RIP Forced Decryption (Part III) , RIP Interception (Part I Chapter 1) , RIP Oversight (Part IV) , RIP Statutory Instrument (Part I Chapter 2) , Reports/Equiries
Scrap data retention plans, say MPs - RIP Comms Data (Part I Chapter 2)

An inquiry by a cross-party group of MPs says that not only should the government drop its data retention plans, but they should be scrapped across Europe

Posted by SteveC at 04:05 PM Wed 29 Jan 2003 Categories: RIP Comms Data (Part I Chapter 2) , Reports/Equiries , ZDNET
APIG report complete - Reports/Equiries

The All Party Internet Group (APIG) inquiry into Government access to communications data has been released here. See also the oral and written evidence. Also APIG press notices.

Posted by SteveC at 03:56 PM Tue 28 Jan 2003 Categories: Govt. Consultations , RIP Comms Data (Part I Chapter 2) , RIP Forced Decryption (Part III) , RIP Interception (Part I Chapter 1) , RIP Oversight (Part IV) , RIP Statutory Instrument (Part I Chapter 2) , Reports/Equiries
MPs say snooping laws need ring fence - RIP Comms Data (Part I Chapter 2)

New laws mean that ISPs face a mountain of requests for communications data - but government agencies can avoid paying costs by using old powers

Posted by SteveC at 04:01 PM Fri 3 Jan 2003 Categories: RIP Comms Data (Part I Chapter 2) , ZDNET