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UK surveillance devices to monitor your Internet activity

Mon, 12/31/1973 - 16:48 -- Joel Milne

The UK is planning to install surveillance devices to track citizens' Internet activity on websites like Facebook, Google Chat, and Twitter. Raise your voice against threats to online privacy and resist acts that could make it easier to implement the Trans-Pacfic Partnership (TPP), which would criminalize many of your everyday uses of the Internet. Speak up for your Internet freedom by signing the Declaration of Internet Freedom

Article by Raphael Satter for Associated Press: 

 

The U.K. plans to install an unspecified number of spy devices along the country's telecommunications network to monitor Britons' use of overseas services such as Facebook and Twitter, according to a report published Tuesday by Parliament's Intelligence and Security Committee.
 
The devices — referred to as "probes" in the report — are meant to underpin a nationwide surveillance regime aimed at logging nearly everything Britons do online, from Skype calls with family members to visits to pornographic websites. The government argues that swift access to communications data is critical to the fight against terrorism and other high-level crime. Read more »

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Read the full article at abcnews.com

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