Aug 042009
 August 4, 2009  Posted by  Govt, Non-U.S., Online, Surveillance

The government’s plans to massively increase surveillance of the internet have come under fire again, this time from the ISPs it wants to deputise as its snoopers.

LINX, a major internet peering cooperative, said in its submission to the Home Office’s consultation on the Interception Modernisation Programme (IMP) – which closed last week – that moves to harvest data on every web browsing session, email, instant messenger conversation and VoIP call would not “maintain capability”, as officials claim.

Read more in The Register.

Related: LINX submission.

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