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Our panellists, Malcolm Rifkind (yes, left) and Jemima Kiss (right, no). © Julian Simmonds/rex

Should spies be permitted to monitor online messaging?


Malcolm Rifkind

The debate involving the so-called “Snooper’s Charter” and its impact on the “war on terror” is fraught with misconceptions.

The draft bill would require internet service providers to keep information on their customers, and make that available to surveillance agencies when needed. Civil…

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