Re: [anthroposophy] EU adopts Big Brother directive, ignores industry and civil society
- They would not have got this law through the House of Commons so I'm deeply suspicious of the way it was done. Certainly every mail server and ISP already has such logs as part of the system administration so that in principle it is a simple, if large, task to collate them - but - the stealth with which they did this I don't like.
On Thu, Dec 15, 2005 at 12:45:00PM -0800 or thereabouts, iazul wrote:
> Shame on the EU. And the British were the chief
> promoters of such law? Oh my.
> You know what never ceases to amaze me? The fact that
> the author of 1984 was a British citizen. And a true
> prophet he turned out to be. How is it that his own
> people don't pay heed to his warnings?? First the
> cameras taking over London. Now this.
> --- Maurice McCarthy <moss@...> wrote:
> > The European Community has passed a "Big Brother"
> > law in just one sitting of the Europarl. Chief
> > promoters of this were the British. The democratic
> > process and all forms of counter argument have
> > simply been ignored. The mass media have been
> > completely silent upon the whole issue in the UK.
> > Maurice
> > -----