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U.K. snoop law may conflict with EU Human Rights Act - CNN

'(IDG) -- Trade unions are concerned that portions of the new surveillance bill granting the U.K. government sweeping powers to access e-mail and other encrypted Internet communications may be in conflict with the Human Rights Act, both of which became U.K. law on Monday, Oct. 2.' link

Posted by SteveC at 12:11 PM Thu 5 Oct 2000 Categories: CNN , Human Rights , RIP Interception (Part I Chapter 1)
U.K. employers win powers to snoop on workers - CNN

'LONDON (Reuters) -- Unions and Internet campaigners reacted angrily Wednesday to new British laws that they say will let unscrupulous employers snoop on personal phone calls and e-mail messages by their staff.' link

Posted by SteveC at 11:56 AM Wed 4 Oct 2000 Categories: CNN , Human Rights , Privacy
U.K. e-mail snooping bill passed - CNN

'LONDON (IDG) -- The surveillance bill granting the U.K. government sweeping powers to access e-mail and other encrypted Internet communications passed its final vote in the House of Commons on Wednesday and is set to become law on October 5.' link

Posted by SteveC at 04:22 PM Fri 28 Jul 2000 Categories: CNN , Cost to industry , Cybercrime , Human Rights , Privacy
U.K. pulls back on cybersnoop bill - CNN

'(IDG) -- In the face of increasing pressure from privacy groups, business groups and Internet service providers (ISPs), the U.K. government is backing away from some of the more controversial aspects of its e-mail surveillance bill currently under consideration in the House of Lords.' link

Posted by SteveC at 12:53 PM Mon 26 Jun 2000 Categories: CNN , Cost to industry , RIP Forced Decryption (Part III) , RIP Interception (Part I Chapter 1)
Concern over U.K. e-mail surveillance bill grows - CNN

'A surveillance bill that would give the U.K. government sweeping powers to access e-mail and other encrypted Internet communications is coming under increasing criticism from companies and organizations as the bill heads for a vote in the House of Lords this week' link

Posted by SteveC at 04:22 PM Tue 13 Jun 2000 Categories: CNN , RIP Comms Data (Part I Chapter 2) , RIP Forced Decryption (Part III) , RIP Interception (Part I Chapter 1)
U.K. plan to open Internet spy center draws criticism - CNN

'(CNN) -- The United Kingdom Home Office is responding to the concerns of civil liberties groups over a government plan to open a facility designed to intercept and monitor Internet traffic, including e-mail and encrypted messages.' link

Posted by SteveC at 03:06 PM Mon 1 May 2000 Categories: CNN , Cybercrime , Privacy , RIP Interception (Part I Chapter 1)