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UK: Draft Communications Data Bill to be redrafted - No 10

     
11:01 am on Dec 12, 2012 (gmt 0)

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Snooper's charter?
The prime minister's spokesman said he accepted the criticism from MPs and peers of the draft Communications Data Bill and would re-write it.

Deputy PM Nick Clegg had threatened to block it unless there was a "rethink".


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[edited by: engine at 5:33 pm (utc) on Dec 12, 2012]
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5:37 pm on Dec 12, 2012 (gmt 0)

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It might be seen by some as a snoopers charter. I see it as a potential affront to liberty, although i'm sure all of us can see the issue of criminal activity being the issue to tackle.