UK Liberty

The EU on good phorm

Posted in database state, law and order, surveillance society by ukliberty on October 10, 2008

The Register:

The European Commission has again written to the government for an explanation of UK authorities’ response to BT’s allegedly illegal secret trials of Phorm’s ISP adware system.

Brussels still wants answers after a September missive from Whitehall failed to address legal issues surrounding past deployments of the technology, and didn’t provide details about how future rollouts will be regulated. …

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  1. Sandra Woodward said, on October 10, 2008 at 11:34 pm

    I have fears that the commission are just playing games, they will eventually support this, just look at voting histories of Redding et al.

    Phorm have a very slick lobbying team.


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