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MI5 seeks powers to trawl records in new terror hunt

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posted on Mar, 16 2008 @ 03:33 AM
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MI5 seeks powers to trawl records in new terror hunt


www.guardian.co.uk

Millions of commuters could have their private movements around cities secretly monitored under new counter-terrorism powers being sought by the security services.

Records of journeys made by people using smart cards that allow 17 million Britons to travel by underground, bus and train with a single swipe at the ticket barrier are among a welter of private information held by the state to which MI5 and police counter-terrorism officers want access in order to help identify patterns of suspicious behaviour.
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posted on Mar, 16 2008 @ 03:33 AM
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The fact that they will be using smart cards to record where people are going explains why this current government wants us all to have biometric ID cards, this is just another step in the direction of the police state that we will soon be here in the UK.

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