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Parliamentary and policy update 18 July 2014

This is ORG's Parliamentary Update for the week beginning 14/7/2014 If you are reading this online, you can also subscribe to the email version.


Dear Theresa, see you in court

Parliament has a done a terrible thing. They’ve ignored a court judgment and shoved complex law through a legislative mincer in just three days.


DRIP: Convenience or Necessity?

At the heart of the DRIP debate is a very tricky problem: surveillance will contribute to policing. It isn’t the only way to do policing, it may not be the best way, but it will produce what appear to be actual results. Politicians can claim that, very occasionally, it may even be the only way to solve a crime.


Scottish NGO results

As published by STV, we found a number of Scottish websites blocked by different filters provided by ISPs and mobile operators, apparently by mistake, without of course informing the website owners. Here is the list.