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Britain weighs proposal to allow greatly increased Internet ‘snooping’

The Washington Post
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Anthony Faiola and Ellen Nakashima
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“I’m afraid that if this program gets introduced, the U.K. will be leapfrogging Iran in the business of surveilling its citizens,” said Eric King, head of research at Privacy International. “This program is so broad that no other country has yet to try it, and I am dumbfounded they are even considering it here.”