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Who said what?

Politicians' statements on government surveillance plans are becoming increasingly indistinguishable over time, space and party-political divides. For more information read our blog post…

"There are no plans for an enormous database which will contain the content of your emails, the texts that you send or the chats you have on the phone or online"... "Nor are we going to give local authorities the power to trawl through such a database in the interest of investigating lower level criminality under the spurious cover of counter terrorist legislation."