Data Protection Laws

Scrap the whole lot. Its a lot a red tape which does nothing to give any of us any protection.

I am so fed up with having to go through endless questions to check my identify every time I call anyone..(with the exception of banking who should have their own security protocols)

Why is this idea important?

Scrap the whole lot. Its a lot a red tape which does nothing to give any of us any protection.

I am so fed up with having to go through endless questions to check my identify every time I call anyone..(with the exception of banking who should have their own security protocols)

Decriminalise Cannabis along the same lines as the Netherlands

The arguments are well worn, but to me it boils down to:

Cannabis is not so harmful, that it is reasonable to impose the kind of legal penalties on it that currently exist in the UK

The BBC summarise the key points here ( http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/693257.stm )

Why is this idea important?

The arguments are well worn, but to me it boils down to:

Cannabis is not so harmful, that it is reasonable to impose the kind of legal penalties on it that currently exist in the UK

The BBC summarise the key points here ( http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/693257.stm )

Section 63 of the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008

This law is unessessary – we already have laws to prevent people committing acts of sexual violence towards others.  This law prevents people making or viewing a record of acts which occur between consenting adults. 

Why is this idea important?

This law is unessessary – we already have laws to prevent people committing acts of sexual violence towards others.  This law prevents people making or viewing a record of acts which occur between consenting adults. 

Repeal Section 44 (Terrorism Act 2000)

Section 44 of the Terrorism Act 2000 gives wide-ranging stop-and-search powers to the Police without requiring prior reason, these are used frequently to stop photographers, campers, members of parliament, cricketers and BBC staff from undertaking their normal day-to-day activities:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terrorism_Act_2000#Section_44_powers_.28stop_and_search.29
 

Why is this idea important?

Section 44 of the Terrorism Act 2000 gives wide-ranging stop-and-search powers to the Police without requiring prior reason, these are used frequently to stop photographers, campers, members of parliament, cricketers and BBC staff from undertaking their normal day-to-day activities:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terrorism_Act_2000#Section_44_powers_.28stop_and_search.29