Monday, 17 May 2010

Will UK civil service scupper civil liberties reform?

New Scientist-Google, Facebook and the pressure group Privacy International this week welcomed the raft of civil liberties measures announced by the UK's incoming Conservative-Liberal coalition government. But some of the plans could founder on the rocks of what Privacy International calls the "real opposition": not the Labour party, but an intransigent, security-obsessed civil service. more


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