Just 25 MPs Are Debating Whether To Keep Records Of All Your Emails, Texts And Calls

It’s far less interesting than the reshuffle, apparently.

About 25 MPs – less than 5% of the 650 elected to parliament – are debating the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers bill.

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The new law would force internet and phone companies to keep records of all your calls, emails and texts.

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The government says it’s to fight terrorism and child exploitation – but privacy campaigners say it’s a huge power grab under false pretences.

Hat-tip to Simon Perry.

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