UK Prime Minister wants intelligence agencies to be able to track all communications

Mr. Cameron said that a Tory Government would pass a new law to ensure that the intelligence agencies would be able to track phone calls and internet messages. He said that this power to track “who made which call, to which person, and when” was “absolutely crucial not just in terrorism but finding missing people, murder investigations, almost every single serious crime. "What matters is that we can access this communications data whether people are using fixed phones, mobile phones or more modern ways of communicating via the internet."

Country: UK

Domains: Privacy IG

Stakeholder: Government

Tags: intelligence services, Internet, tracking communications, David Cameron, surveillance, privacy, terrorism

Posted on Tuesday 13 January 2015

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