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U.K. Civil Liberties Groups Outraged by Reported Government Plan To Increase Digital Surveillance

Publisher: 
Slate
Publication date: 
04-Apr-2012
Author(s): 
Ryan Gallagher
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“CCDP changes everything,” Gus Hosein of Privacy International told Slate. “It compels telephone companies and ISPs to collect information that they never would have collected, and then makes them retain it. This will be the first time that there’s a law actively requiring an organization to collect information on innocent people just in case it may be of relevance in the future.”

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