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UK government neuters its invasions of privacy
26 February 2003

THE MUCH REVILED Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPa) had been due to be updated to allow all kinds of civil servants access to invade UK citizens privacy almost at whim. Now, according to the Guardian, David Blunkett has done a u-turn following deep public unease. link

Posted by SteveC at 07:39 PM Wed 26 Feb 2003 Categories: Govt. Consultations , RIP Statutory Instrument (Part I Chapter 2) , The Inquirer