Email and web use 'to be watched'

The government will be able to monitor the calls, emails, texts and website visits of everyone in the UK under new legislation set to be announced soon.

Internet firms will be required to give intelligence agency GCHQ access to communications on demand, in real time.

The Home Office says the move is key to tackling crime and terrorism, but civil liberties groups have criticised it.

Tory MP David Davis called it "an unnecessary ... Full Story »

Posted by Fabrice Florin - via Jeff Jarvis, BBC News

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Lisandro Tolentino
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by Lisandro Tolentino - Apr. 4, 2012

Good journalism because it is relevant to our time. I would like to see the comparison to social media sites. People willingly post about their lives on sties like facbook and twitter. Google has access to our email for advertising.

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