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Phone Calls, E-Mails Could Be Subject To Surveillance

April 02 2012

United Kingdom

Domestic intelligence and security agencies in the U.K. are trying to obtain the authority to monitor all phone calls, e-mails and text messages in the nation, reports UPI.

According to the Sunday Times (London), Internet companies would be required to install hardware that would allow the monitoring of personal communications without having to obtain a warrant.

The Home Office has maintained that the increased surveillance is needed to fight serious crime and terrorism. It...

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