28 Jul 2000 tim   » (Journeyer)

Today I heard that the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Bill passed its final vote. I phoned Demon Internet (my dial-up ISP) to ask them how and when they would implement the bit that requires them to intercept all my traffic and send it to MI5; they didn't know.

I also asked them whether or not it would be okay to arrange with someone outside of the UK to have a virtual private network, and send all my email via that, and if so whether or not I'd be required to hand over the encryption key or face jail; they didn't know.


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