Daily Archives: July 31, 2007

Warned again, and again…

4.2million CCTV cameras – one for every 14 people in the country, 90 day detention, National Identity Register, ID Cards, ASBO’s, phone taps, email monitoring, ANPR, stop and search, 100 year DNA records, fingerprinting, NHS spine, children’s register, 266 rights … Continue reading

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US government wants blanket secret wire taps

The US government wants a blanket right to tap secretly all international phone calls and e-mails made and received by US citizens. In a letter to Congress in which he proposed changes to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, Director of National Intelligence … Continue reading

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RFID vendors say new PASS cards insecure

Security and privacy advocacy groups and RFID vendors hit out at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s decision for using EPC UHF Gen 2 tags in IDs being developed as part of the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative. All this was … Continue reading

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Is DEFRA diverting European grant money

This disturbing news item from the BBC tells of how DEFRA is cutting back the grant money for the upkeep and restoration of the British Canal system operated by British Waterways. As anyone who lives on or near a canal … Continue reading

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