Yvette Cooper, Shadow Home Secretary, will tomorrow (Monday) outline the challenges of navigating a new digital world and the implications of this for security and privacy.
She will set out how:
· The pace of change is creating new opportunities for society and the economy, but also challenges…
British Labour Party remains the party of Internet spying and censorship. They gave us RIPA, they gave us DEA, and they want to do it again.
My Labour MP, Meg Hillier, is the architect of the plan to issue national ID cards and voted for the Digital Economy Act. She’s in a safe seat, so voting against her is a fairly meaningless act, but I plan on doing so.
With Tories and Labour both committed to a digital agenda built on ubiquitous surveillance and unaccountable censorship, we could really do with a decent alternative.
Once, I believed that might be the Libdems, but their party leadership whipped them to vote for (seriously) a system of secret courts.