British Snoopers Charter Will Be Reviewed within 5 YearsAdded: Tuesday, January 12th, 2016
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Due to the rapidly developing technology, the British landmark snooper’s charter bill will only have a limited shelf life and will need to be revisited within 5 years. The defense and security industry have warned that fundamental parts of the new legislation may soon become irrelevant as the technological landscape changes.
The so-called Snooper's Charter is a new draft investigatory powers bill, which actually represents the first major overhaul of the local surveillance laws for fifteen years. It was triggered by Edward Snowden’s disclosure of the scale of mass digital surveillance.
The warning that it will be necessary to revise the legislation again came as a number of tech giants including Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Yahoo and Twitter joined forces to urge the UK home secretary to reconsider substantial parts of the proposed new bill, claiming that the law will have implications for the rest of the world. Moreover, Apple warned that the new law could paralyze much of the technology sector and even result in international conflicts.
The UN also expressed serious concern that the provisions of the law interfere with the rights to privacy, freedom of opinion and expression. Vodafone pointed out that the new law risked undermining trust and therefore rejected any move to require them to hand over information passing over their networks from outside the country.
The criticism from the international tech firms may appear the most serious for Home Office ministers as it was their rejection of the UK government requests to require them to pass over confidential digital information behind the Liberal Democrats’ veto of the last snooper’s charter bill. The tech firms have launched campaigns to regain their customers’ trust after Edward Snowden’s revelations of the British and American surveillance programs. They complain that users should normally be told when the security agencies seek access to their online and phone information. Besides, the tech giants reject demands to weaken the encryption and provide back doors to allow the law enforcement authorities access to their services.
In response, the Home Secretary defended the bill, saying that it significantly differed from her previous attempt to introduce communications data legislation and that the bill’s safeguards and oversight protections would be the strongest in the democratic world.
Tuesday, January 12th, 2016
|An insidious breach of personal privacy overseen by the auspices of the good ole CIA and NSA who have been doing the same to their own since around 2000 (illegally at the time hence Bill Binney resigne) and now a lickspittle right wing government is going to impose Big Brother on the UK,old news its been done for over 2 years already in the UK (but now it`s official).So what we await is for some smart Johnny in the Labour camp to wake up from the back benches and have a say as to just how far governmental control is to go since if they want to jockey the service I pay 50 quid a month for which I previously presumed to be for my own use to communicate with others i.e family and friends removing my privacy and theirs then they should pay for it since no where in my Broadband contract for the internet supply does it say that my communications will be monitored without my consent whether for telephone or internet or that my data may be used without my consent as in Badphorm @BT for use by any third party or intercepted as not my intellectual property which it most assuredly is and for ISP`s or any other party to interfere with my electronic communications is tantamount to illegal hacking of my accounts and service for which they should have the interception and abuse of communications act read to them and everyone and their dog should cancel their subscriptions on the basis that the ISP`s are misdirecting their personal communications.Option B in the meantime is to STOP using Microsoft and any other O/S that's been coded to allow sneak peaks,reverse browsing and all the other tracking and monitoring,get a good VPN and Blur as well as a browser that doesn`t do reverse DNS referrals collecting cookies and site info like explorer and be a good little boy or girl whilst waiting for the jack booted nazi`s to come calling.|
|Tampering or misdirecting of Her Majesty`s snail mail is an offense carrying up to 5 years imprisonment and I see no difference to my electronic communications bar the BS they impose it with,since the fearmongers in both the USA and GB have pulled the terrorist threat card any and everything can be done to us all using the anti-terrorism act and Patriot act under which umbrella all manner of dirty deeds can be done as has been demonstrated with Gitmo by America for instance where you can go for an indefinite prison holiday without any charges or trial (so much for constitutional rights or even human rights(lest we forget the water boarding)point being is that once we allow our lives to be manipulated with fear and turn a blind eye to personal rights ,freedom and privacy we are already being controlled by an evil empire.|
|Well said, if the "government" was to start opening peoples mail, (i.e. envelopes,packages etc) and peeking inside, the sh*t would hit the fan, even the Tory comics (the Sun, Daily Mail, et all) would be purple with rage.....but...email, not a whimper, sweet FA,rifling through your personal data, don`t get me started on cloud storage, seems fair game...well if you`ve nothing to hide comes the riposte, BS, the whole terror issue, and war that was fuelled by the right wing is now a smoke screen to do what they and big business want.||
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