Tagged: RIPA

Stop and Search, Armed Police and Sophie

Stop and Search, Armed Police and Sophie

I was going to have a quite day today, but Sophie Khan, amongst others, has put paid to that. Said lady has taken time of from Taser Patrol to enter the argument on Armed...

Why We Are Hurtling Towards Lawlessness, Courtesy of HMG and The Press

Why We Are Hurtling Towards Lawlessness, Courtesy of HMG and The Press

Over the last 24 hours I have read, reread and reread again this article in the Daily Fail; The first thing (but not the most serious by any means) was the bold assertion that...

The Truth Has A Habit Of Emerging When Least Convenient

The Truth Has A Habit Of Emerging When Least Convenient

I was sitting in Angry Towers this morning mulling over recent events and it occurred to me that one of the biggest problems we have at the moment is TRUTH. I most certainly don’t...

RIPA and how the Police Service makes sure it’s silent

RIPA and how the Police Service makes sure it’s silent

You will no doubt be familiar by now with my blogs on the subject of RIPA (Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000) and my attempts to use the Freedom of Information Act to obtain...

Big Brother is watching you…. and so are his corporate partners

Big Brother is watching you…. and so are his corporate partners

More thoughts on RIPA, Internet Surveillance and State Monitoring of Social Media #TheRestIsSilence The Internet is a surveillance device as defined by RIPA section 48(1). Surveillance is covert “if, and only if, it is...

I Have Had Enough, War Has Been Declared

I Have Had Enough, War Has Been Declared

Sorry folks this is the ongoing RIPA saga.  I received my most recent refusal today, and once again it was so similar in the way it was worded that there HAS TO BE A...

Social Media, the Police and RIPA – #TheRestIsSilence

Social Media, the Police and RIPA – #TheRestIsSilence

This subject is currently a hot potato, a VERY hot potato. There has been much conjecture, anecdotal evidence, fact and fiction spread around Twitter in recent months about Police use of Social Media and...