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UK.gov's data grab and stab law imminent as Drip drips through House of Lords

Mark 85 Silver badge

Much like the US (and other countries) then...

I'm thinking that those who all jumped up to vote "yes", know what the local spy agency has on them. Self preservation and all that.

Power corrupts. Absolute power corrupts absolutely. There's different levels of power and the trick now is to figure out who has the real power. The legislative types or the surveillance types? Also, how to change things short of having a revolution which brings in a new set of players... as well as bunches from the old regime.

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