Labels: monitor internet, UK web probing
Under government plans Facts of internet use in the UK will have to be stored for a year to allow police force and intelligence services to access it. According to Rachel Robinson, policy officer for Liberty, its good quality that local councils won't be able to watch the whole people although even law enforcement should be targeting suspects not all people.
The innovative proposals would need UK infrastructure companies to keep particulars of a much wider range of data including use of social network sites, web mail, voice calls over the internet, and gaming. Websites visited could be recorded, even though pages within sites would not be. The preceding government was enforced to abandon plans to store every citizen's internet data on a single, massive database following protests and Mrs. May says she has no plan to revive this plan.