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Is the government trying to "snoop" on our internet activities?

By Chris Baraniuk  

Tim Berners-Lee has criticised the government's draft bill. Is he right? Photo: Paul Clarke

It’s been just over a month since Tim Berners-Lee appeared on-stage at the Olympic opening ceremony wearing a white suit and tweeting about how the world wide web is “for everyone.”

However, speaking last week at the launch of the World Wide Web Foundation’s global Web Index, Berners-Lee sounded a more ominous note, taking aim at the government’s Draft Communications Data Bill which is due to be reviewed by parliament in the coming…

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