latest plans to monitor internet use in the UK

Ian Batten igb at
Sat Jun 16 19:18:40 BST 2012

On 16 Jun 2012, at 00:51, Peter Fairbrother wrote:

> Whatever, the act of looking for "secondary" comms data in facebook traffic will necessarily include looking at all facebook traffic content to be effective, There is no other way to do it, after all.

Yes, and that's going to require (a) the co-operation of Facebook, for encrypted traffic, or (b) the "filtering" provisions to extract "who is messaging who" (authorisable by senior officers) without --- the legislation intends --- extracting content (which requires home secretary).


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