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The Ranting Penguin brings to my attention, in a forthright manner, the paper 'National Security Strategy and Implication for the UK Intelligence Community' which was published last week by the influential New Labour think tank, the Institute of Public Policy Research.
Sir David Omand, Whitehall's former and security and intelligence coordinator, called for unprecedented Big Brother powers to allow access to private details - including phone records, emails and travel information - to be given to the intelligence services....
'Modern intelligence access will often involve intrusive methods of surveillance and investigation, accepting that, in some respects, this may have to be at the expense of some aspects of privacy rights....application of modern data mining and processing techniques does involve examination of the innocent as well as the suspect to identify patterns of interest for further investigation'
As ever I like to go the source for the true story...
ippr - Institute for Public Policy Research - The National Security Strategy:
Implications for the UK intelligence community
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In this case, I won't bother as I don't want to be monitored and collaborate with a bunch of Statists.