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Government accused of deception over ID card statistics -

'The UK Government claims that its plans for a national identity card have won public support. But its consultation results seem to ignore most of the responses and the Government refuses to explain why, according to human rights group Privacy International.' link

Posted by SteveC at 01:37 PM Fri 6 Jun 2003 Categories: Govt. Consultations , Human Rights ,
Retention of communications data: Home Office consults -

'The legislation does not oblige telcos and ISPs to retain data. However, it is worded such that if the industry doesn't accept a voluntary code of practice, the Government can make the retention requirement mandatory. And the views expressed within the industry have suggested that a voluntary Code will be rejected.' link

Posted by SteveC at 04:50 PM Wed 12 Mar 2003 Categories: Code of Practice , Govt. Consultations , RIP Comms Data (Part I Chapter 2) ,