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The snoopers charter which ALREADY allows the most extensive spying on its own citizens outside of China or North Korea (and possible actually worse given the higher levels of connectivity here) is intended to be increased by the Tories. Much of the justification is these 1 man in a van attacks which horrendous as they are, are no more than occurs on a daily basis in most major cities by alcohol or mentally ill people. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/19/technology/britain-encryption-privacy-hate-speech.html?ribbon-ad-idx=15&rref=world/europe Given that the existing sno
What a surprise. Labour are siding with the conservatives to push through the communications bill, or "snoopers charter" They are blaming the death of that soldier killed in Woollwich as justification. This was not a terrorist incident, it was murder, and to put spin on it to justify redacting more of our civil liberties in the name of civil protection is abhorrent. Newspeak has wormed its way into the very fabric of our society. What is more worrying is that people are accepting it without question. They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary
A new customer charter published by the payday lending industry has come under fire from critics who say it hasn’t gone far enough. The charter, which was drawn up by the four main trade associations for payday and short term lenders, represents over 100 companies – including big names like Wonga – and around 90 per cent of the total market. It launches a new set of commitments to raise standards and improve customer services, but consumer organisations have accused the charter of not going far enough. The charter fills a commitment made by the associations to the Consumer Affairs