Wednesday, August 12, 2009

One in 78: The Chances Your Comms are Being Monitored by the UK Gov

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What are the chances the government wants to monitor you?

Worries over ordinary citizens being tracked by the government may seem like Big Brother paranoia, but the likelihood you're on the Whitehall's watch list is far higher than you might suppose.

Figures that emerged this week reveal that, in 2008, government bodies asked to see the communications data for one in 78 adults in the UK under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (Ripa). has more - click here for the full story on the government's Ripa requests to monitor citizens' communications data.

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