The destruction of privacy under Theresa May. The sick joke is that her party (blue gang) are experts at legal, political and financial obfuscation but want “real-time” transparency for the plebiscites. How many Tory MPs have offhore accounts? What group (class) of people are outside legal and political scrutiny? Oh the hypocrisy…Remember this when you think of giving her a landslide in June 2017.
The UK government has secretly drawn up more details of its new bulk surveillance powers – awarding itself the ability to monitor Brits’ live communications, and insert encryption backdoors by the backdoor.
In its draft technical capability notices paper [PDF], all communications companies – including phone networks and ISPs – will be obliged to provide real-time access to the full content of any named individual within one working day, as well as any “secondary data” relating to that person.
That includes encrypted content – which means that UK organizations will not be allowed to introduce true end-to-end encryption of their users’ data but will be legally required to introduce a backdoor to their systems so the authorities can read any and all communications.
In addition, comms providers will be required to make bulk surveillance possible by introducing systems that can provide real-time interception of 1 in 10,000 of its customers. Or…
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