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Did the Queen Just Resurrect the Snooper's Charter? 214

Posted by timothy
from the by-the-way-monarchy-has-some-downsides dept.
DavidGilbert99 writes "This time last year the Queen officially introduced the Communications Data Bill (known as the Snooper's Charter to those opposing it). Last month it was effectively killed when the UK deputy prime minister Nick Clegg said it went too far and he wouldn't support it. Today the Queen was back and while there was no official mention of the Communications Data Bill, there was mention of 'crime in cyberspace' and a very strong hint that more legislation to monitor people's online activity is on the way."
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Did the Queen Just Resurrect the Snooper's Charter?

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  • by SternisheFan (2529412) on Thursday May 09, 2013 @07:41AM (#43673463)
    If Prince Charles has one more medal or adornment pinned onto the front of his suit he's gonna' fall onto his face. What exactly has he done to merit such a display? At least Prince Harry has earned his own service medals by truly serving his country with honor.

    I understand that polo's a dangerous game and all, perhaps that is how Charles got his decorations?

  • by Anonymous Coward on Thursday May 09, 2013 @08:19AM (#43673641)

    The Queen has all the power in England and has taken away all their guns so they have no freedom. She is a tyrant in Australia, UK, Canada, Britain, New Zealand and England and those folks cower before her and they don't know what freedom is. If we let Obama take our guns and our pipe bombs we will be defenceless and the Queen on England will come here and we will have SOCIALIST OBAMACRE like in England. You go to a doctor but you can not pay so he sends you to a hospital and you can not pay them either because the Queen's law says so, so the death panel KILLS YOU!
     

    In America we have the first amendment to make us free and we have the second amendment to stop socialists who use the first amendment. Without guns the Queen of England would come here and take away all our elected Washington lobbyists and we would not even have our fair and balanced TV news to get the real truth. Wake up American sheeple !!!!!

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