UK's Plan to Monitor Emails and Other Communications

The UK would like to implement a new system (originally brought up by the Labour party) that would oblige Internet access providers to monitor all electronic communications. The ISPs would have to store logs of all communications, though they say the actual content of emails wouldn't be recorded without a warrant.

They will most likely forge email providers certificates in order to intercept encrypted traffic, because most browser by default trust just about any certificate emitted by a "company" most users wont even notice.

If you are a UK citizen you can sign this petition. You can also check out ORG who follow these issues very closely (the only thing they do wrong is that they use bitly links!).

This came out yesterday, yet it's not an April fools joke..

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