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U.K. Bosses Get Access To Staff E-mail - TechWeb

'British privacy activists are challenging new rules that will let employers read their staff's e-mail without seeking permission first.' link

Posted by SteveC at 11:55 AM Wed 4 Oct 2000 Categories: Human Rights , Privacy , RIP Interception (Part I Chapter 1) , TechWeb
E-Spying Bill Called 'Escrow By Intimidation' - TechWeb

'The British government published a bill Thursday to update law enforcement's interception powers to include communications made via company networks and ISPs. The legislation was immediately slammed as threatening human rights and labelled "key escrow through intimidation" by Internet think tank the Foundation For Information Policy Research (FIPR). Key escrow is a failed policy by which users of encryption software lodge copies of security keys with third parties approved by government.' link

Posted by SteveC at 02:25 PM Thu 10 Feb 2000 Categories: Human Rights , RIP Forced Decryption (Part III) , TechWeb