One In Four

Big Brother Watch’s report today reveals that the number of police requests to spy on our phone calls and texts reached a quarter of a million last year, with 93% approved. At that rate, over an adult lifetime of sixty years, it would mean that one in four of us would be targeted at some time in our lives. That shocking statistic alone says that something has gone horribly wrong with the democratic control over our “security” organisations.

Isn’t it time someone, i.e. Parliament,  got a grip?


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