January 27, 2015 | Blog
Yesterday’s Lords debate ended up with the future of the Snooper’s Charter amendments uncertain, after considerable criticism of both the process and the principle of reintroducing the Communications Data Bill into the Counter Terrorism and Security Bill. Further debate on the amendments may come back at the report stage of the Bill.
May 30, 2013 | Blog
This week has seen an extraordinary deluge of comment on the Snooper’s Charter, seemingly co-ordinated by the Home Office. A succession of hardline Home Office sympathisers have sought to link the events at Woolwich with a need to spy on every citizen: despite the fact that the perpetrator was known to the police.
May 13, 2013 | Blog
Reports and Correspondence
January 22, 2015 | Report
Laying eighteen pages of clauses before the Lords to insert the Snoopers' Charter into an already complicated bill is an abuse of procedure. The Lords cannot have time to properly consider the bill, and would deny the Commons the opportunity to consider the clauses as well.
June 26, 2013 | Audio/Video
A knee-jerk revival of the Snoopers' Charter has been prompted by a Home Office campaign following the recent events in Woolwich. But if the proposals are as bad as they were, how do we advance a saner vision for surveillance laws? Peter Sommer, Duncan Campbell, Julian Huppert and Bendert Zevenbergen gave us some of the important keys to push the proposals in our Digital Surveillance report.
April 03, 2013 | Audio/Video
Giving a preview of his talk, James Baker goes through his view of The Snoopers' Charter he will go in depth in the ORGCon North. More previews to come.
written by and for ORG supporters expressing their personal views
June 05, 2013 | Zine (personal views)
Loz Kaye, Leader of the Pirate Party UK, looks at why the Snoopers Charter has crawled its way back into the political agenda, and why it will it may not solve the problems that politicians are hoping it will.