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Editor's Choice Articles and FIPR in the News
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- Wired: Irish, UK Crypto Regs Far Apart, February 16, 2000.
- BBC: Surveillance bill under fire, February 16, 2000.
- FT: BIG BROTHER: Government unveils e-mail surveillance law, note that FT links expire, so search may be required.
- FT: Caspar Bowden - Decrypt with care, December 21, 1999.
- Silicon.com: Controversial ecommerce laws resurface in Home Office Bill.
- Wired: UK Net Bill Passes Hurdle.
- Computing: The Electronic Communications Bill is finally with us.
- Silicon.com: DTI removes cybercrime laws from Ecommerce Bill.
- Times: Regulation has been made less harmful by a re-writing of e-commerce legislation.
- FT: Electronics industry's sigh of relief.
- Guardian: D day for e-commerce -- Now it's time to tackle phone charges.
- Times: E-Commerce rules relaxed, November 18, 1999.
- BBC: Police net powers switched, November 17, 1999.
- TechWeb: UK Bill combines E-spying, Crypto Control, November 17, 1999.
- VNUNet: Queen's speech focuses on ecommerce and government control, November 17, 1999.
- ZDNetUK: Big Brother plans pushed through Parliament, November 17, 1999.
- Observer: Police power to read e-mails is breach of rights, October 25, 1999.
- Times: In the scramble to unscramble, October 11, 1999.
- Daily Express: On the hidden threat to our liberty -- note this article is a scanned gif
- News Unlimited: Academic pits his wits against drug barons, September 25, 1999.
- PA: E-COMMERCE PLANS 'UNDERMINE THE LAW', September 24, 1999.
- BBC: UK e-minister fights for Net trade, September 24, 1999.
- Silicon.com: Shadow DTI minister attacks ecommerce proposals, September 24, 1999.
- The Standard: U.K. Cyberspace Is No 'Wild West', September 24, 1999.
- TechWeb: E-Privacy May Be Up To The Industry, September 24, 1999.
- Telepolis: Is anyone listening?, September 24, 1999.
- ZDNews: E-bill reverses burden of proof, says expert, September 23, 1999.
- TechWeb: Privacy Groups Dismiss Microsoft NSA Denial, September 6, 1999.
- BBC: Windows 'back door' security alert, September 3, 1999.
- CNN: Feds want authority to secretly crack personal computer codes, August 20, 1999.
- Sunday Times: Europe's Serpent in running to set standard for net encryption, Aug 15, 1999.
- Economist: A snooper's charter, August 14, 1999.
- Sunday Times: Is the government doing enough for electronic commerce? YES writes Patricia Hewitt, August 1, 1999.
- Sunday Times: Is the government doing enough for e-commerce? NO writes Caspar Bowden, August 1, 1999.
- CNN: Use encryption, go to jail?, July 29, 1999.
- FreedomForum: Draft UK Law would pry open encrypted emails, July 27, 1999.
- BBC: UK e-commerce bill out, July 23, 1999.
- Wired: UK E-commerce: Mind the Gap, July 20, 1999.
- BBC: UK 'monitored Irish phone calls', July 16, 1999.
- Computer Weekly: Tory block leaves e-Bill at T-junction, July 15, 1999.
- Computer Weekly: The dangers of a big bang approach, July 15, 1999.
- Computer Weekly: Duncan drubs all-encompassing e-Bill, July 15, 1999.
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