The three main parties railroaded the Data Retention Act through in a week. Where does the fightback begin?
A talk from EMF 2014 by Tom Watson MP
On Friday August 29, 2014 at – in Stage A
The three party leaders made a secret deal to pass the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act in less than a week. Using the overbearing power of the executive, a legislature agreed legislation that allows the security services access to your entire data footprint for a year. Faced with such a blatant display of political muscle how does a concerned citizen fight back? I don't have all the answers but I have a few ideas.