Consultation on change to RIP interception definition

James Firth james2 at
Thu Nov 11 13:41:53 GMT 2010

Richard Clayton wrote:
> and giving the Interception of Communications Commissioner a new power
> to impose a civil penalty for intercepting without such permission
> [they think that maybe the police wouldn't be consistent -- and if BT
> broke the law again then there would be 52 parallel investigations,
> hmmm isn't this devolved so should be 47?]...

Ninth bullet point on page 6:

"The sanction would have UK wide application"

So either RIP(S) 2000 would be updated or is this just referring to
Scottish-based CSPs who have some non-Scottish subscribers?

James Firth

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