New legislation is a total farce

A really thick piece of legislation is on the verge of being adopted by the Irish government following the London bombings.

16th July, 2005

A really thick piece of legislation is on the verge of being adopted by the Irish government following the London bombings.

Text messages, mobile phone calls, e-mails and all other forms of telecoms communications are to be retained for between one and three years by phone companies, mobile networks and internet service providers.

This is to help the Garda Siochana to protect Irish citizens against terrorist attack and to prevent a London-style bombing by picking...

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