Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading!

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Privacy Communications Government News Your Rights Online

UK Government Says More Spying Needed 297

Posted by timothy
from the need-to-make-up-for-the-losses dept.
An anonymous reader writes "Our wonderful government here in the UK has decided we're not being surveilled enough, and agreed to spend £12 billion on a programme to monitor every Briton's phone calls, e-mails, and internet usage. According to various sources, upwards of £1 billion has already been spent on the uber-database. Rationale? Terrorism, of course (no prizes for guessing). Needless to say, not everyone is as happy as Larry over this: Michael Parker pointed out how us Brits are being 'stalked.' I'm just looking forward to when the data gets lost."
This discussion has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

UK Government Says More Spying Needed

Comments Filter:

If I have seen farther than others, it is because I was standing on the shoulders of giants. -- Isaac Newton

Working...