Fuck me, #CCDP has already spent £405m pounds of its expected £1.8b budget /ht #CDB @openrightsgroup @julianhuppert

Quoth the men from the Ministry: In text: The Office of Security and Counter Terrorism has spent £405 million since May 2010 on the communications capabilities development programme under the current Government which is based on the premise that there will be collaborative relations with communications services providers who will be expected to retain relevant …

Watching the LibDems risk backpedalling into #CCDP /cc @markpack @julianhuppert @drjennywoods @glyndaviesmp @glynmoody @glynwintle

So I ran into this report of a LibDem peer: Lib Dems must ‘grow up’ on Snooper’s Charter A Lib Dem peer has told his party it is time to “grow up” and support the Communications Data Bill. Lord Carlile of Berriew said there was a risk of the issue being turned into a “political …

BBC Westminster Hour Coverage of #CCDP / Theresa May in The Sun

In Sun tomorrow @tnewtondunn says Theresa May attacks Nick Clegg over his opposition to giving more powers to police to monitor internet use — Westminster Hour (@BBCWestminHour) December 2, 2012 player goes here part 1 player goes here part 2 (CCDP from 02:27)

Great – now I’m worried that #CCDP / #CDB is going to get horse-traded against #Leveson …

… but in which direction I have no idea. The Lib Dems might withdraw their support for government plans to give the police new powers to monitor email and internet use, the BBC has learned. Party sources say leader Nick Clegg is ready to use a parliamentary report, due out next week, to oppose the …

Shami Chakrabarti on #Marr covers Phone-Sucking, #CCDP & #SnoopersCharter in the paper review

On iPlayer, sorry; no apparent way to embed: http://www.bbc.co.uk/i/b01nm3th/?t=15m57s HT: @DrJennyWoods

Split-Brain #SnoopersCharter #CCDP

Q618 The Chairman: So if I or any other British citizen sent a message to friends in Switzerland or the United States and it is contrary to Swiss or United States law to store it, you would have to develop a system whereby you stored only my half of the message? Simon Milner: That is …

Communications Data Bill Committee – Oral evidence from private sessions #ccdp

Via Andrew Watson of FIPR; I want to check the final session details, the names clash surprisingly. On 8th October the Communications Data Bill Committee published transcripts of some oral evidence taken in private from various communications providers. There are one or two redactions, but the evidence seems largely complete. Worth a look for those …

Nick Clegg Q&A on #CCDP | starts well but rapidly goes to pot #libdems #snooperscharter /ht @markpack

Incidentally Nick – in case you see this – the referred World at One interview was so contentious that someone transcribed it: NC: …exactly, exactly. What we, what we were against in opposition was the creation of a Government data base which had a real sort of Orwellian air about it. What these proposals are …

“The rest of the world is already fucked, so #CCDP won’t impact business too badly” #HomeOffice Impact Assessment #NowhereToRun

http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/publications/counter-terrorism/comms-data-bill/communications-data-ia?view=Binary COMMUNICATIONS DATA LEGISLATION IA No: HO 0073 Lead department or agency: Home Office Other departments or agencies: Law Enforcement, Security and Intelligence agencies Page 9: The proposed legislation could distort the UK telecommunications market if UK consumers switched to overseas providers of services because they perceived that the legislation would impact on their privacy. …

“Zahra Bahrami betrayed by chat-room conversations” # some places, using social media with bad security will lead to your death #CCDP

This is why: Zahra Bahrami’s private conversations with friends and family were compromised by her use of social media such as Paltalk and Bayluxe, leading eventually to her arrest and execution. Two internet users in Germany and Iran have now revealed themselves to have been friends of hers, and in the last months before she …