repeal the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000

To repeall this insidious abhorrent law which undermines all our freedoms and civil liberties.

 

"the most pernicious invasion of privacy ever imposed by a democratic state"Anthony Barnett (Charter 88)

Why is this idea important?

To repeall this insidious abhorrent law which undermines all our freedoms and civil liberties.

 

"the most pernicious invasion of privacy ever imposed by a democratic state"Anthony Barnett (Charter 88)

The Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act

The above Act should be repealed forthwith and replaced with a law that is not so heavily weighted against the citizen and in favour of the State. Particularly offensive is the power the police AND OTHER AUTHORITIES such as local authorities have. to use Human Covert Surveillane. This allows the state to use  employees such as police to form  a relationship (including a sexual one) with a suspect for the purpose of obtaining information from them which they would not otherwise be able to obtain. I

Why is this idea important?

The above Act should be repealed forthwith and replaced with a law that is not so heavily weighted against the citizen and in favour of the State. Particularly offensive is the power the police AND OTHER AUTHORITIES such as local authorities have. to use Human Covert Surveillane. This allows the state to use  employees such as police to form  a relationship (including a sexual one) with a suspect for the purpose of obtaining information from them which they would not otherwise be able to obtain. I