Assar Bruno Boveri
writes "Swedish lawmakers came down in favour of a fiercely debated surveillance bill in a vote at the Riksdag on Wednesday evening. Despite some cosmetic changes, Sweden's proposed surveillance law is still a monster, writes Pär Ström from the independent New Welfare Foundation."
The Swedish newspaper DN (in Swedish; translations welcome) compares the implications of the proposed law
with activities carried out by East Germany's Ministerium für Staatssicherheit (STASI).