David Cameron capitulates to terror, proposes Britain’s USA Patriot Act…(Police State UK…)

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
By Paul Martin

CORY DOCTOROW
BoingBoing.com
TUE NOV 17, 2015

The UK Prime Minister has seized on the tragic deaths and injuries in Paris as an excuse to terroise Britons into allowing him to pass his Snoopers Charter, a sweeping, badly written surveillance bill that will end security research in the UK, cause Internet bills to soar, and riddle critical software with back-doors, threatening anyone who reveals these vulnerabilities, even in court, with a year in prison.

It’s a disgusting, cynical move that uses innocents’ blood as the missing ingredient for achieving policy goals that could not be attained through democratic debate. Just as the Patriot Act’s hasty, ill-considered provisions were rammed through in the smoke of the World Trade Center, Cameron would trump evidence, expert advice and good sense with partisan grandstanding.

The Rest…HERE

Comments are closed.

Join the revolution in 2018. Revolution Radio is 100% volunteer ran. Any contributions are greatly appreciated. God bless!

Follow us on Twitter