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Pressure grows on government to scrap snooping bill
7 June 2000

'The government claims its email snooping bill is necessary to keep law enforcers up to date with criminals using the Net but opponents argue it is an unprecedented intrusion on privacy. In a highly critical letter to Home Secretary Jack Straw director general of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) Chris Humphries warns that government plans to make the UK the best place to trade electronically will be scuppered if the bill becomes law in its current state.' link

Posted by SteveC at 04:04 PM Wed 7 Jun 2000 Categories: Cost to industry , ZDNET