Nov 072010
 
 November 7, 2010  Non-U.S.

Murad Ahmed reports:

Google cannot be trusted to help manage Britain’s new anti-terror database, the UK Government’s privacy watchdog said yesterday.

Records of all communications, including e-mails, text messages and the use of Facebook, Twitter and Skype, will kept by the company and internet service providers for at least 12 months under a scheme being drawn up by the Home Office.

Christopher Graham, the Information Commissioner, said that involving Google would be flawed after he found the company responsible for a “significant breach” of data protection rules.

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