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UK Government Wants to Log Every Call, Text and Email

Britain's local councils, health authorities and hundreds of other public bodies may soon have the ability to access details of all personal text, emails and internet usage under UK's Home Office proposals published yesterday.

According to a report from the Guardian, "ministers want to make it mandatory for telephone and internet companies to keep details of all personal internet traffic for at least 12 months so it can be accessed for investigations into crime or other threats to public safety." The Home Office says keeping communications data is critical in order to fight against terrorism.

Read full story: Guardian Unlimited

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Who will stop the terrocrats By Katya Nováková  –  Aug 19, 2008 11:48 am PDT

Isn't it wonderful - Big Brother stooping to the level of terrorists.

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