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Tracking electronic conversations of every UK resident - Comment on 2012 June 15

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UK authorities are revealing new details of an ambitious bill which would track electronic conversations of every UK resident. Read more:

In the following a part of a news item and after that a comment to it.

So first something of what I read today:

 

Tracking bill would be ‘intrusive’

UK authorities are revealing new details of an ambitious bill which would track electronic conversations of every UK resident.

The proposed mass surveillance law would collect detailed information about the private communications of millions of Britons, a step the government insists is necessary to fight terrorism and crime.

Home Secretary Theresa May says the programme will not snoop on the content of the conservations. But mining experts say electronic communications logs can yield detailed insight about people’s lives.

MP David Davis said the programme would be deeply intrusive.

 

Now some comments.

In a previous entry, 2012 May 30 (3) – Surveillance, it was pointed out that governments today probably simple steal all conversation and store it and use it. And this applies especially to the UK and is probably done for the government by another country, the US. Now why, when they have already everything, would they now want to introduce the new law?

One reason is probably to make it official so that they can officially use it, for example as evidence in court.

But the main reason is probably indicated in the words “the programme will not snoop on the content of the conservation.” So the main reason of the announcement, or at least an important by-product of it, is the propaganda effect which is to give the people the impression that the government is only monitoring the call, the caller, whom he calls, the location, the time, but not the content.

So the people should get the idea that the content is not stolen, but actually this is done since a long time.

This reminds me of the tactic of the Catholic Church. They propagate the Jay Report, 2012 Jan 28 – Two years Catholic abuse scandal, in order to give the impression that 4 % of their priest are child abusers, but the actual situation is that only 4 % of their priests have been found out, the rest has not.

When for every case of child abuse becoming known publically there are 60 cases which remain hidden, then 4 priests of 100 priests time 60 gives 240 priests per 100 priests who are child abusers. So there are probably very few priests who are not child abusers.

So the Catholic Church is very good at pulling the wool over people’s eyes, and governments do the same.

 

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